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Whiteheads are white, raised bumps caused by collections of oil and skin in pores. Whiteheads are also known as closed
comedomes and pimples. See: Acne
Habif TM. Principles of diagnosis and anatomy. In: Habif TP, ed.
Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 1.
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