Comedones are small, flesh-colored, white, or dark bumps that give skin a rough texture. The bumps are caused by acne and found at the opening of a sebaceous follicle (pore). See: Acne
Skin bumps - acne-like; Acne-like skin bumps
Habif TM. Principles of diagnosis and anatomy. In: Habif TP, ed. Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 1.
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.