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Folliculitis decalvans with exclusive beard involvement.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2021 Apr 23:1-3. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Department of Health Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy.

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Chronic hepatic involvement in the clinical spectrum of A20 haploinsufficiency.

Liver Int 2021 May 9. Epub 2021 May 9.

Department of Internal Medicine, CHU de Caen Normandie, 14000, Caen, France.

Background & Aims: Secondary to TNFAIP3 mutations, A20 haploinsufficiency (HA20) is a recently described autoinflammatory disease with clinical features similar to those of Behçet's and Crohn's diseases but with a constantly expanding clinical spectrum. Here, we describe HA20 liver involvement in three new patients from the same family.

Methods: We retrospectively assessed clinical, biological and/or histological findings for 8 patients over three generations of the same family with heterozygous mutations in the TNFAIP3 gene (c. Read More

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Romidepsin-induced sterile folliculitis in a patient with Sézary syndrome.

Int J Dermatol 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, I+12 Research Institute, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.

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The art of prevention: It's too tight-Loosen up and let your hair down.

Int J Womens Dermatol 2021 Mar 29;7(2):174-179. Epub 2021 Jan 29.

Department of Dermatology, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Traction alopecia is prevalent in patients of color. Its significance in clinical practice may be underemphasized due to the transient nature of the condition; however, it has the potential to become permanent and cause significant psychosocial distress. Understanding of afro-textured hair and cultural practices, as well as early recognition and treatment, provides an opportunity to prevent permanent traction alopecia and long-term sequelae. Read More

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Sterile abscesses possibly stem from acantholytic folliculitis in comedonal Darier's disease: a case report.

Br J Dermatol 2021 Apr 29. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

In comedonal Darier's disease (DD), a rare subtype of DD, comedones and subcutaneous abscesses resembling hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) are observed . It is elusive, however, how abscesses are formed, although acantholysis in the hair follicles and effectiveness of oral retinoid have been described. Read More

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Tinea corporis gladiatorum.

Ital J Dermatol Venerol 2021 Apr 29. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Foundation IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Università degli Studi, Milan, Italy.

Tinea corporis gladiatorum (TCG) is a variety of tinea corporis transmitted by repeated and close skin contacts among athletes, in particular wrestlers and judokas. Trichophyton tonsurans is the most frequently isolated dermatophyte. Cases of TCG were reported in USA, Iran, Japan, Turkey and France, where wrestling or judo are popular. Read More

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Predictive Model for Differential Diagnosis of Inflammatory Papular Dermatoses of the Face.

Ann Dermatol 2020 Aug 30;32(4):298-305. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea.

Background: The clinical features of inflammatory papular dermatoses of the face are very similar. Their clinical manifestations have been described on the basis of a small number of case reports and are not specific.

Objective: This study aimed to use computer-aided image analysis (CAIA) to compare the clinical features and parameters of inflammatory papular dermatoses of the face and to develop a formalized diagnostic algorithm based on the significant findings. Read More

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Dermatoses Occurring after Parlor Procedures.

J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2020 Oct-Dec;13(4):357-360

Department of DVL, GSL Medical College, Rajahmahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Background: Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and practiced by all age groups, especially by teenagers. These procedures enhance the individual appearance and confidence levels, but they are not without side effects.

Aims And Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the side effects occurring after various parlor procedures such as facials, threading, waxing, and laser hair reduction. Read More

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Differential diagnoses of pseudolymphomatous folliculitis: considerations as regards one case.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 28;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care, Faculty of Biology, Medicine & Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Pseudolymphomatous folliculitis (PLF) is a rare disease of cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia, with a low index of clinical suspicion. We present the clinical case of a 19-year-old male patient, with a solitary violet erythematous nodule of 6 months of evolution, located in the right infraorbital region, without presenting another symptomatology. Histopathological examination showed a lymphocytic infiltrate that surrounds the hair follicles, sebaceous and sweat glands that focally destroy their basement membrane. Read More

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The Burden of Immune-Mediated Skin Disease in HIV/AIDS Inpatients.

Br J Dermatol 2021 Apr 22. Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Department of Dermatology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA.

Immune-mediated skin disease (IMSD) in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) may manifest during acute infection, AIDS, or as part of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome . People living with HIV/AIDS have an increased incidence of psoriasis and eosinophilic folliculitis . Numerous other IMSDs have been described in the context of HIV/AIDS in case reports and series . Read More

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Tocilizumab in Behçet's disease with refractory ocular and/or neurological involvement: response according to different clinical phenotypes.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.

Rheumatology and Ophthalmology Unit, Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla, IDIVAL, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain.

Objectives: Anti-IL6R tocilizumab (TCZ) therapy has proved to be useful in the treatment of refractory ocular and/or neurological involvement of Behçet's disease (BD). However, TCZ efficacy in other BD manifestations remains unclear. In this study we aimed to assess the efficacy of TCZ in the different clinical phenotypes of BD. Read More

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Demodex Folliculitis and Recent Dupilumab Administration.

Pediatrics 2021 May;147(5)

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey.

Two adolescent boys presented with acute acneiform eruptions in the setting of recent dupilumab administration. Subsequent investigation via direct scraping of pustules revealed live Demodex mite colonization of the face. These adolescent patients represent a population not commonly associated with Demodex folliculitis, and we theorize their baseline commensal Demodex mite population may have increased as a consequence of dupilumab-induced, focused immunomodulation. Read More

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Infantile Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis: A Case Report.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Department of Pathology, Selcuk University Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.

Background: Infantile eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (I-EPF) is a rare disease characterized by pruritic vesicles and sterile pustules on the erythematous surface of the scalp and facial localization, usually seen in the neonatal period. It is essential to show the presence of dense eosinophils in the diagnosis of pustules. Histopathological examination of the hair follicles by eosinophils infiltration is determined. Read More

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Identification of species using direct PCR- sequencing on clinical samples from patients with pityriasis versicolor and seborrheic dermatitis.

Curr Med Mycol 2020 Sep;6(3):21-26

Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

Background And Purpose: yeasts are lipophilic normal flora of the skin in humans and other warm-blooded vertebrates. This genus includes 18 species and is responsible for dermatological disorders, such as pityriasis versicolor, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, folliculitis, and dandruff. The aim of the present study was to identify the etiologic agents of infections among the patients referring to the Referral Dermatology Clinic of Al-Zahra Hospital, Isfahan, Iran, during 2018-2019. Read More

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September 2020

Acquired Reactive Perforating Collagenosis: A Case Report.

Cureus 2021 Feb 27;13(2):e13583. Epub 2021 Feb 27.

Dermatology, Cheikh Khalifa International University Hospital, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Casablanca, MAR.

Reactive perforating collagenosis (RPC) is a rare form of dermatosis. It forms with perforating folliculitis, Kyrle's disease, and serpiginous perforating elastosis, which is a group of perforating dermatosis. RPC can be hereditary with autosomal dominant transmission or it can be acquired, which is usually observed in diabetics with chronic renal failure. Read More

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February 2021

Comedone-Like Lesions as a Manifestation of Lichen Planopilaris beyond the Scalp: A Case Report with Dermoscopic Features and Literature Review.

Case Rep Dermatol 2021 Jan-Apr;13(1):106-113. Epub 2021 Feb 16.

Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Lichen planopilaris is a rare inflammatory condition that is also known as follicular lichen planus. Although the condition commonly affects the scalp, it sometimes involves the other regions of the body with a variety of clinical presentations. The involvement beyond the scalp is considered to be a generalized nature of disease process. Read More

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February 2021

Malassezia (Pityrosporum) Folliculitis Masquerading As Recalcitrant Acne.

Cureus 2021 Feb 24;13(2):e13534. Epub 2021 Feb 24.

Internal Medicine, Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Katra, IND.

Malassezia (Pityrosporum) folliculitis is a relatively common skin infection that affects the hair follicles. The condition is characterized by monomorphic perifollicular skin lesions and itching without comedones. Malassezia folliculitis significantly resembles acne vulgaris and steroid acne but is subtly distinct and managed differently. Read More

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February 2021

IBT-V02: A Multicomponent Toxoid Vaccine Protects Against Primary and Secondary Skin Infections Caused by .

Front Immunol 2021 10;12:624310. Epub 2021 Mar 10.

Integrated BioTherapeutics, Rockville, MD, United States.

causes a wide range of diseases from skin infections to life threatening invasive diseases such as bacteremia, endocarditis, pneumonia, surgical site infections, and osteomyelitis. Skin infections such as furuncles, carbuncles, folliculitis, erysipelas, and cellulitis constitute a large majority of infections caused by (SA). These infections cause significant morbidity, healthcare costs, and represent a breeding ground for antimicrobial resistance. Read More

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High-fat diet induces a predisposition to follicular hyperkeratosis and neutrophilic folliculitis in mice.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2021 Mar 10. Epub 2021 Mar 10.

Singapore Immunology Network, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Biopolis, Singapore; Skin Research Institute of Singapore, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Biopolis, Singapore; Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan. Electronic address:

Background: Neutrophilic folliculitis is an inflammatory condition of hair follicles. In some neutrophilic folliculitis, such as in patients with acne and hidradenitis suppurativa, follicular hyperkeratosis is also observed. Neutrophilic folliculitis is often induced and/or exacerbated by a high-fat diet (HFD). Read More

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Female Pattern Hair Loss: Why the Follicular Unit Transplantation Surgical Technique Remains a Good Option.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 04;147(4):839-849

From Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul; Hospital Samaritano; and private practice.

Background: Female pattern hair loss is a common nonscarring alopecia that can present with several patterns of decreased hair density. The condition is very bothersome to affected women, and although there are multiple nonsurgical options, surgical follicular unit transplantation remains one of the most effective options.

Methods: A retrospective chart review was performed of the senior author's (C. Read More

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Tapinarof-induced folliculitis: The paradigm of activation of the aryl hydrocarbon signaling pathway.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2021 Mar 4. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Dermatology Department, Paul Sabatier University, University Hospital of Toulouse, Toulouse, France.

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Tapinarof-associated folliculitis is generally mild, self-limiting, and rarely interferes with therapy.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2021 Mar 4. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

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[Scalp disorders in black Africans treated in a dermatology department in Cotonou (Benin): age-sex-specific epidemiological and clinical features].

Pan Afr Med J 2020 2;37:303. Epub 2020 Dec 2.

Service de Dermatologie-Vénérologie, Faculté des Sciences de la Santé, Centre National Hospitalier et Universitaire de Cotonou, Université d´Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Bénin.

Introduction: scalp disorders are related to several factors including ethnicity, gender or age. In black people, they can be caused by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Very few studies have been conducted in this ethnic group residing in black Africa, hence the purpose of our survey was to highlight the epidemiological and clinical features of age-sex-specific scalp disorders in patients treated in a dermatology department in Cotonou (Benin). Read More

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Pseudolymphomatous folliculitis presenting as an eruptive nodule over the mandibular area.

J Cutan Pathol 2021 Mar 1. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Skin Institute, Department of Dermatology, Buddhist Tzu-Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan.

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The spectrum of pediatric scarring alopecia: A retrospective review of 27 patients seen at Mayo Clinic.

Pediatr Dermatol 2021 Mar 1. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

Background/objective: There are few studies examining pediatric scarring alopecia. The objective of this study is to characterize the clinicopathologic findings, comorbidities, and treatment outcomes of pediatric patients with scarring alopecia.

Methods: Retrospective review of patients under age 18 diagnosed with scarring alopecia at Mayo Clinic from 01/01/1992 through 02/05/2019. Read More

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Interventions for bacterial folliculitis and boils (furuncles and carbuncles).

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 02 26;2:CD013099. Epub 2021 Feb 26.

College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Background: Bacterial folliculitis and boils are globally prevalent bacterial infections involving inflammation of the hair follicle and the perifollicular tissue. Some folliculitis may resolve spontaneously, but others may progress to boils without treatment. Boils, also known as furuncles, involve adjacent tissue and may progress to cellulitis or lymphadenitis. Read More

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February 2021

Safety assessment of the prophylactic use of silicone gel sheets (Lady Care) for the prevention of hypertrophic scars following caesarean section.

J Obstet Gynaecol 2021 Feb 26:1-9. Epub 2021 Feb 26.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

This study aimed to investigate the side effects of silicone gel sheet (Lady Care) and evaluate its prophylactic efficacy in preventing abnormal scarring. Sixty women who underwent caesarean section were recruited from September 2016 to September 2017 in this prospective study. Lady Care was applied from the 2nd to the 6th postoperative months. Read More

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February 2021

Distinct clinical characteristics of pediatric Behçet's syndrome: A study from a referral center in China.

Mod Rheumatol 2021 Mar 16:1-6. Epub 2021 Mar 16.

Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Huadong Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Objectives: To describe the clinical features and patterns of phenotype aggregation in pediatric Behçet's syndrome (BS) in a tertiary center in China.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional study of consecutive BS patients in Huadong Hospital, Fudan University between September 2012 and January 2020. Pediatric BS was defined as diagnosed before 16 years old. Read More

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Eosinophilic folliculitis, eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy and acneiform follicular mucinosis: Two case reports and a review of the literature highlighting the spectrum of histopathology.

J Cutan Pathol 2021 Mar 18;48(3):439-450. Epub 2020 Dec 18.

Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Within the literature, there is overlap in the histopathological features described in eosinophilic folliculitis associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy, and acneiform follicular mucinosis. These disorders are described with varying degrees of superficial and deep lymphocytic and eosinophilic inflammation demonstrating perivascular, perifollicular, and folliculocentric involvement with or without follicular mucin deposition. Given significant histopathological overlap, these diagnoses may represent a continuum on a spectrum of dermatoses. Read More

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