Acne or pimple is the inflammatory condition of the sebaceous gland, which is characterised by pimples on the face, chest and back. pores of the skin become clogged with oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria.
The sebaceous glands are small skin glands which produce sebum this is the thing lubricating the skin and hair. Sebaceous glands there in all skin sites except the palms and soles. there is large number sebaceous glands on the face and scalp.
Types and symptoms
Whiteheads – also known as a closed comedo. These are very small and remain under the skin like small flesh colored Papule’s.
Blackheads- also known as an open comedo. This is easily visible they are black and appear on the surface of the skim
Papule’s – these are small solid and rounded little enlarged.
Pustules,Hyperplasia- is the sebaceous glands become enlarged we can see yellow shiny bumps on the face.
Nodules- it’s look like Papule’s but bigger in size.
Cysts or Sebaceous cysts- closed sacs or cysts under the surface of the skin
Sebaceous adenoma- this is a slow growing tumor it’s look like pimple
Sebaceous gland carcinoma- uncommon skin tumor growing fast.