pilosebaceous


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pilosebaceous

[¦pī·lō·sə′bā·shəs]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the hair follicles and sebaceous glands, as the pilosebaceous apparatus, comprising the hair follicle and its attached gland.
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3 to 10 micron diameter microspheres have been proposed for active transport into the pilosebaceous duct.
Microparticles, prepared by copolymerization of styrene, vinyl stearate and dimethylbenzene or methylmethacrylate and ethylene glycol dimethacrylate in the presence of a porogen, can be used for controlled release into the pilosebaceous unit.
Todd Harris, Sienna Labs' Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are pleased to secure this key patent protecting use of a broad class of plasmonic nanoparticles to treat conditions involving the pilosebaceous unit.
No comparison with biopsied pilosebaceous units from non-acne is shown, although the authors state that others have demonstrated the presence of MMP-1 and -9 in acne lesions [1,2].
Narrow band blue light causes a photodynamic effect within the pilosebaceous gland that kills P.
Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory disease in sebaceous glands and pilosebaceous units in the skin, and is characterised by excess sebum production, hypercornification of the follicular wall epidermis, local infection with Propionibacterium acnes, and local inflammatory events such as the augmentation of proinflammatory cytokine production and the formation of papules and pustules [1].
acnes, a Gram-positive anaerobe microbial species, contributes to the development of acne vulgaris in sebaceous glands and pilosebaceous units in the skin [29].
Label-retaining cells reside in the bulge area of pilosebaceous unit: implications for follicular stem cells, hair cycle, and skin carcinogenesis.
A decline in staining for these proteins was similarly noted in the pilosebaceous epithelia.
The work also showed that stress downregulated AMPs in pilosebaceous units consistent with the observation that acne is induced or worsened on stressful situations.
Acne vulgaris (commonly called acne) is a skin disease caused by changes in the pilosebaceous units (skin structures consisting of a hair follicle and its associated sebaceous gland).