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Follikulitis Keloidalis Nuchae

definition

Chronic inflammatory process involving the hair follicles of the nape of the neck and leading to solid, extensive keloidal scars and scarring alopecia. It occurs only in males after puberty. Many patients have, or have had, significant acne. No specific organism can be isolated. The condition is chronic.

synonyms

Follikulitis Keloidalis Nuchae, Sycosis Nuchae Scleroticans

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localisation: occipital scalp, diagnosis: Follikulitis Keloidalis Nuchae localisation: occipital scalp, diagnosis: Follikulitis Keloidalis Nuchae