What is the role of mechanical occlusion in the etiology of acne vulgaris?

Updated: Mar 26, 2019
  • Author: Jaggi Rao, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Mechanical occlusion with headbands, shoulder pads, back packs, or under-wire bras can be aggravating factors. [21]


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