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NME Acne


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14%
Acne is clinically significant in up to [__]% of teenagers
1.4%
Severe acne affects up to [__]% of adults
Pilosebaceous glands
Acne is caused by blockage of [________] glands
Face and chest
The sites of pilosebaceous glands
Sebum
Acne is caused by increased secretion of [______]
Open
Black heads are known as [____] comedones
Closed
White heads are known as [____] comedones
P. acnes
The bacteria involved in acne
Papules
Acne: raised red spots
Pustules
Acne: raised spots containing pus
Nodules
Acne: larger, deeper lesions
Benzoyl peroxide
A topical acne treatment
Anabolic steroids
Environmental factors affecting acne include [__], occupation and holidays
15%
The percentage of consultations with GPs that are about skin problems
Puberty
Acne develops following [____], as there are increased androgens being produced