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Skin Anatomy

Acne Origens Just like medical school, everything begins with anatomy.  My post from 18 June 2014 began a discussion about ‘Skin Anatomy.’ Now I will add another ‘layer’ (bad skin pun), sweat glands: eccrine, apocrine and sebaceous.   The eccrine glands secrete a sweat, just a mixture of water...

        The skin is the largest organ of the human body, 16.1 - 21.5 sq ft. or 1.5 - 2.0 sq. meters for the average adult, or approximately 16% of total body weight.  It is not an inert covering however, it has several functions.  The skin...