Visits: 0

Nature Reviews Disease Primers volume 1, Article number: 15033 (2015) Cite this article

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.

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Acne vulgaris. Nat Rev Dis Primers 1, 15033 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2015.33

Download citation

  • Published:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2015.33