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Related to acne keloid: Pseudofolliculitis nuchae
a chronic eruption of fibrous papules that develop at the site of deep folliculitis, usually on the back of the neck at the hairline.
Synonym(s): folliculitis keloidalis
Etymology: Gk, akme, point, kelis, spot, eidos, form
an acneform disorder in which secondary pyogenic infection in and around pilosebaceous structures results in keloidal scarring. It is manifested as persistent folliculitis of the back of the neck associated with occlusion of the follicular orifices. It is most often encountered in black and Asian men.
ac·ne ke·loid(ak'nē kē'loyd)
A keloid that develops at the site of an acne pustule.
See also: keloid