folliculitis

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inflammation of a hair follicle

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Classification of cicatricial alopecia Lymphocytic (i) Discoid lesions of lupus erythematosus (ii) Lichen planopilaris (a) Classic LPP (b) Frontal fibrosing alopecia (c) Graham Little syndrome (iii) Pseudopelade of Brocq (iv) Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (v)Alopecia mucinosa (vi) Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans Neutrophilic (i) Folliculitis decalvans (ii) Dissecting cellulitis Mixed cell (i) Acne keloidalis (ii) Acne necrotica (iii) Erosive pustular dermatosis Table 2: Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) in human skin.
Scarring alopecia over the scalp due to folliculitis decalvans was found in 2 (1.7%) patients (table 9).
Differential diagnosis includes other inflammatory disorders of the scalp like tinea capitis, or a variant of folliculotropic mycosis fungoides with follicular mucinosis, and folliculitis decalvans, among other primary scarring alopecia.
Folliculitis decalvans (FD) is a highly inflammatory form of scarring alopecia characterized by inflammatory perifollicular papules and pustules.
A mild variant of folliculitis decalvans as considered by some; it is a relapsing localized inflammatory disease of the scalp.
For highly inflammatory cases ("folliculitis decalvans") an initial 10-week regimen of oral rifampin and clindamycin (both at 300 mg twice daily) was very effective in a non-blinded non-controlled 8 study.