Acne Vulgaris meaning
The word acne is derived from the Greek word akme, which means point or spot. Acne Vulgaris is a skin disorder, which is identified by scaly red skin, blackheads, whiteheads, pinheads, pimples, blemishes, black spots, and scars. Acne is more common during puberty when sebaceous glands are abundant. Acne is often seen on the face, also present on the chest, shoulder, neck, and back. The occurrence of acne is more common in the western world among adolescents and young adults were about 80% of them are experiencing acne vulgaris.