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1

Acne is a disorder of the hair follicle and ______________ gland.

SEBACEOUS

2

Noninflammatory acne lesions are called _______________.

COMEDONES

3

_____________ are raised areas < 5 mm in diameter.

PAPULES

4

_____________ have a central core of purulent exudate.

PUSTULES

5

_____________ are < 5 mm in diameter - may be hemorrhgic.

NODULES

6

____________ are supportive nodules.

CYSTS

7

Acne _____________ is most common among adolescents, while acne ________________ occurs later in life.

ACNE VULGARIS (teen)
+
ACNE CONGLOBATA (later)

8

Name the chronic inflammatory process that occurs in adults > 40, often confused with acne, which is more prevalent in women, and can lead to bulbous nose.

ROSACEA

9

Patients with rosacea are sensitive to _________.

HEAT
(avoid hot hydro)