acne pustulosa acne pus·tu·lo·sa (pŭs’tyə-lō’sə)
Acne vulgaris in which pustular lesions predominate.
- Acne rosacea
. Historical Examples Acne, a skin disease showing hard reddish pimples; acne rosacea, a congestion of the skin of the nose and parts adjoining. The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood The latter is frequently associated with acne (acne rosacea). Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon acne rosacea n. See rosacea.
- Acne varioliformis
acne varioliformis acne varioliformis acne var·i·o·li·for·mis (vār’ē-ō’lə-fôr’mĭs) n. A pyogenic infection of the hair follicles occurring chiefly on the forehead and temples.
- Acne vulgaris
an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands, characterized by comedones and pimples, especially on the face, back, and chest, and, in severe cases, by cysts and nodules resulting in scarring. noun Also called acne vulgaris. a chronic skin disease common in adolescence, involving inflammation of the sebaceous glands and characterized by pustules on the face, […]
acneform acneform ac·ne·form (āk’nē-fôrm’) or ac·ne·i·form (āk-nē’ə-) adj. Resembling acne.