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Adj.1.pilosebaceous - of or relating to a hair follicle and its sebaceous gland
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Excisional biopsies from the cheek and scalp showed predominantly intense infiltration of eosinophils, neutrophils, and lymphocytes in the pilosebaceous unit [Figure 1]d and around the blood vessels.
Acne vulgaris is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit that affects areas with a high density of sebaceous glands, i.
Even in lesions that appear grossly noninflamed, biopsies may find histological evidence of inflammation, with increased T-cell infiltration of the pilosebaceous units, Dr.
Skin adnexal neoplasms--part 1: an approach to tumours of the pilosebaceous unit.
In a large retrospective case series, various skin abnormalities such as follicular papules, comedones, hypertrophic pilosebaceous units, angiokeratoma of Fordyce, leucoderma macules, and haemangiomas have been shown to be associated with NLCS.
4) Keratin 17 is expressed in pilosebaceous ducts, and EVHC have been observed in patients with other lesions involving the pilosebaceous duct--particularly infantile milia and steatocystoma multiplex.
Spironolactone blocks testosterone action in the pilosebaceous unit, thereby decreasing sebum production and reducing acne activity.
Evidence is mounting that the combination of a laser and a topical suspension of gold- or silver-coated silica nanoparticles can ablate the inner lining of the pilosebaceous unit, dramatically reducing or eliminating acne.
The epidermal appendages constitute eccrine glands, apocrine glands, apoeccrine glands, sebaceous glands, the pilosebaceous unit, nails and hair.
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is an inflammatory and immunomodulating disorder of unknown etiology involving the pilosebaceous unit, the therapeutic approach to which is still a challenge for clinicians (3).