Acne vulgaris is a bacterial
More specifically, acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory condition
of the sebaceous
These grease-producing glands are under
of acne is unknown.
Acne vulgaris may occur on the face, back and
chest and is characterized by the presence of blackheads
- and in more severe cases - cysts and scars. It is readily
For more information about other skin problems, see the page about Skin
Conditions and Disorders.
This may interest students of massage, reflexology,
beauty therapies, or other health or clinical courses.