dissecting cellulitis

per·i·fol·lic·u·li·tis ab·sce·'dens et suf·fo·'di·ens

a chronic dissecting folliculitis of the scalp.

dis·sect·ing cel·lu·li·tis

(di-sek'ting sel'yū-lī'tis)
A chronic dissecting folliculitis of the scalp.
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HS is associated with numerous skin diseases, especially those categorized as follicular occlusion conditions (acne conglobata, dissecting cellulitis or the scalp, and pilonidal cyst (6), (7) and acne vulgaris.
Follicular occlusion triad: Hidradenitis suppurativa, acne conglobata, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp.
A case of dissecting cellulitis and a review of the literature.