(redirected from comedones)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for comedo

a black-tipped plug clogging a pore of the skin

References in periodicals archive ?
For each patient, skin microbiota samples were obtained from an area with comedones, an area with papulopustular lesions, and an unaffected area.
Acne vulgaris is a chronic, inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous units, characterized by comedones, papules, pustules, nodules, and often scars.
Intense pain occurred 1-week after lesion disappeared and new lesions of comedones erupted thereafter.
Comedone was not observed in papulopustular rosacea patients but occurred in 51.
However, contrary to acne comedones the material cannot be easily removed mechanically [4].
Ultraviolet radiation can damage the skin in a number of ways such as sunburn, actinic keratosis, actinic elastosis, actinic cheilitis, triradiaite scars, senile comedones, purpura, poikiloderma and skin cancer.
Comedo Extraction: It may temporarily help those with comedones that do not improve with standard treatment.
Under good light and without touching, all the manifestations of acne ranging from comedones to nodule were recorded.
THE MAIN SPOT TYPES COMEDONES THESE are follicles clogged with oil and dead skin cells and they can develop into whiteheads and blackheads.
COMEDONES These are follicles clogged with oil and dead skin cells which can develop into whiteheads and blackheads.
You're also not creating any environment for comedones to appear on skin," Felecia adds.
Unlike acne keloidalis, it is characterized by the presence of comedones.
Initially, HS manifests with open comedones (usually with two or more "heads") and tender subcutaneous acneiform papules.
Retin-A (tretenoin) works by decongesting follicular debris, helping to clear the follicles of comedones and opening up clogged pores.
2005), Demodex canis, a common component of canine skin can cause skin disease in immune depressed animals localized or diffuse alopecia, erythema, comedones associated with papular and pustular dermatitis.