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Acne vulgaris

Acne vulgaris is a skin condition caused by chronic inflammation of the pilosebaceous unit (comprising the hair follicle, hair shaft and sebaceous gland) and affects approximately 650 million people worldwide. This PrimeView highlights some of the key mechanisms in the development of acne.

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Acne vulgaris. Nat Rev Dis Primers 1, 15033 (2015).

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