Acne Vulgaris

Acne Vulgaris

Acne vulgaris is one of the most common skin problems affecting youth as a result of obstruction and inflammation of pilosebaceous units,and is thought to be caused by multiple factors. Excessive production of a normal oil on the skin, known as sebum. This, coupled with insufficient shedding of exfoliating dead skin cells, plugs hair follicles. The plugged follicles are inflamed and have an increase growth of bacteria, Propionibacterium acnes.