Comedones

Alternative names
Skin bumps - acne-like; Acne-like skin bumps

Definition
Comedones are small, flesh colored, white, or dark bumps that give skin a rough texture. The bumps are found at the opening of a sebaceous follicle (pore).

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Amalia K. Gagarina, M.S., R.D.

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