J Dermatol 2015 Jan 26;42(1):81-3. Epub 2014 Nov 26.
Department of Dermatology, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan.
Pseudomonas folliculitis (PF) is a community-acquired skin infection, which develops after exposure to contaminated water such as whirlpools, swimming pools, water slides and hot tubs. In Japan, this condition has been sporadically reported, often in association with bathing; however, the exact cause of PF in the Japanese population remains unclear. In this study, we retrospectively reviewed 10 patients with PF diagnosed at our dermatology clinic (two males and eight females). Read More