folliculitis keloidalis


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ac·ne ke·loid

a chronic eruption of fibrous papules that develop at the site of deep folliculitis, usually on the back of the neck at the hairline.

folliculitis keloidalis

ac·ne ke·loid

(ak'nē kē'loyd)
A chronic eruption of fibrous papules that develop at the site of follicular lesions, usually on the back of the neck at the hairline.
Synonym(s): dermatitis papillaris capillitii, folliculitis keloidalis.
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Folliculitis keloidalis nuchae (FKN), also incorrectly called acne keloidalis, is shaving-bump-like keloids on the back of the head (Fig.
Folliculitis keloidalis nuchae is associated with the risk for bleeding from haircuts.