Int J Cosmet Sci 2016 Jun;38 Suppl 1:24-7
Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, 27104, USA.
Pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB) is an inflammatory condition of the beard area, with a high prevalence in men of subequatorial African ancestry and, to a much lesser extent, Indo-Europeans. But it can affect both men and women of all ethnicities. Invariably reported as being associated with shaving, recent evidence suggests a strong genetic component in patients with persistent PFB. Read More