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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Any therapy targeted towards acne and its severity can, therefore, be directed towards the ovarian androgen production, or blocking of androgen receptors in the pilosebaceous unit.
The female mites are thought to deposit their ova in the deeper areas of the pilosebaceous unit and may mechanically block the follicles, leading to distension and causing intrafollicular hyperkeratosis.
In acne patients' skin, resident macrophages play a host-defensive role to exclude P acnes that is secreted via the pilosebaceous apparatus, dead cells, and debris generated by inflammation.
Acne vulgaris belongs to a complex and multifactorial disease of pilosebaceous unit.
Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous units characterized by comedones, papules, pustules, nodules, cysts, abscesses, and later on sometimes as widespread scarring.
Acne vulgaris is a very common disease that involves the pilosebaceous unit and occurs most frequently on the face, back, upper arms, and chest.
The laser activates the particles, generating heat that disrupts the lining of the pilosebaceous unit.
Acne vulgaris is a dermatological disease caused by changes in the hair follicle and its associated sebaceous gland, jointly called the pilosebaceous unit.
Milia are minute superficial epidermoid cysts lined with epidermis and filled with keratin that are thought to result from pilosebaceous or eccrine sweat duct plugging.
The nanoemulsions used in the production of cosmetics present the following advantages: greater power to moisturize and for active ingredients to penetrate; uniform distribution of the product over the skin; capacity to penetrate wrinkles; sensorial aspect; transparency and fluidity; ability to carry a fragrance; and perfumes without alcohol, and follicular, and pilosebaceous penetration [43, 44].
Cicatricial alopecias, or scarring alopecias, are a group of hair loss disorders that are characterized by the permanent destruction of pilosebaceous units.
KA is a benign epithelial tumor originating from pilosebaceous glands (hair follicles) that typically presents as a firm, cone-shaped, flesh-colored nodule with a central horn-filled crater in sun-exposed regions of middle-aged to elderly individuals [3,4].