Tagged: Pattern recognition receptor

Innate immunity in the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris

INTRODUCTION Acne vulgaris is a disease of pilosebaceous units. Major hypotheses on its pathophysiology include the following (1,2): Altered follicular keratinization (hyperkeratinization) of the pilosebaceous unit (3) Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) follicular colonization and...