Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis with labial and oral involvement: report of a rare presentation.

Authors:
Fatemeh Sari Aslani
Fatemeh Sari Aslani
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Iran
Farideh Jowkar
Farideh Jowkar
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Dermatol Online J 2018 Oct 15;24(10). Epub 2018 Oct 15.

Molecular Dermatology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz.

Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (EPF) is a recurrent inflammatory dermatosis primarily involving hair follicles. Several subtypes of EPF have been described: Classic EPF, infantile EPF, and immunosuppression-associated EPF. Although classic EPF has a predilection for face, involvement of hairless areas such as palms and soles has been reported frequently. There are rare case reports of mucosal EPF. Herein, we report a woman who presented with classic EPF involving the lip and oral mucosa.

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October 2018
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