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nucha

 [noo´kah]
nape. adj., adj nu´chal.

nu·cha

(nū'kă),
The back of the neck.
Synonym(s): nape
[Fr. nuque]

nucha

/nu·cha/ (noo´kah) nape.nu´chal

nucha

(no͞o′kə, nyo͞o′-)
n.
The nape of the neck.

nu′chal adj.

nucha

[no̅o̅′kə] pl. nuchae
Etymology: Fr, nuque, nape
the nape, or back of the neck. nuchal, adj.

nu·cha

(nū'kă)
The back of the neck.
Synonym(s): nape.
[Fr. nuque]

nucha

the nape, or top, of the neck.
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Caption: The classic distribution of acne keloidalis nuchae, as seen here, is at the nape of the neck.
Caption: Acne keloidalis nuchae involves fibrotic, follicular papules on the nape of the neck and occipital scalp.
Treatment of acne keloidalis nuchae is often difficult.
Topical steroid therapy is indicated for mild to moderate acne keloidalis nuchae.
Amongst the less frequent causes, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was seen in 5% cases followed by scleroderma, dermatomyositis, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (Figure 3), aplasia cutis, kerion, follicular mucinosis, pemphigus, dissecting cellulitis of scalp/ pyogenic folliculitis (Figure 4) and acne keloidalis nuchae in 2.
Less frequent causes were SLE in 5% cases followed by scleroderma, dermatomyositis, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans, aplasia cutis, kerion, follicular mucinosis, pemphigus, dissecting cellulitis of scalp/ pyogenic folliculitis and acne keloidalis nuchae in 2.
Acne keloidalis nuchae report and treatment of a severe case.
Moreover, men of color are prone to develop acne keloidalis nuchae, which is characterized by red, painful bumps on the scalp.