His troubles began two years later when his doctor diagnosed him with pseudofolliculitis
barbae, a skin condition that makes shaving his face painful.
Patient characteristic n % Age at onset (years), 27.2 [+ or -] 7 mean [+ or -] standard deviation Age at diagnosis (years), 31.5 [+ or -] 8.4 mean [+ or -] standard deviation Sex Male 62 80.5 Female 15 19.5 Dermatological features Oral ulcers 77 100.0 Genital ulcers 49 72.1 Pseudofolliculitis
40 61.5 Erythema nodosum 9 14.3 Cutaneous ulcerations 3 3.9 Pathergy test positivity 11 18.3 Ocular features 51 66.2 Joint features 40 54.8 Vascular features 20 26.0 Neurological features 17 22.4 Gastrointestinal features 2 2.7 HLA-B51+ 3 4.1 Treatment protocol Colchicine 77 100.0 Corticosteroids 58 76.3 Azathioprine 33 43.4 Cyclophosphamide 10 13.2 Biological therapy 7 9.0 Anticoagulants 17 22.1 Table 2 | Comparison between patients with early- versus late-onset Behcet's disease.
Chemical peels can be used successfully to treat a range of conditions in skin of color patients, including postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, acne, melasma, textural irregularities, and pseudofolliculitis
* Skin lesions (erythema nodosum, pseudofolliculitis
1991) (holding that a policy prohibiting beards was discriminatory because African American males suffer from a condition known as pseudofolliculitis
barbae more frequently than white males and could not shave every day without irritation).
barbae and acne keloidalis nuchae.
Skin manifestations are also one of the most common features of BD and these include but are not limited to erythema nodosum like eruptions, pseudofolliculitis
, and papulopustular lesions.
Erythema nodosum was detected in 10 and pseudofolliculitis
in seven patients.
(265) A skin condition known as Pseudofolliculitis
Barbae, which is
According to these criteria, at least two of the following criteria should accompany oral ulcers recurred for at least 3 times in a 12-month period: recurrent genital ulcers, anterior uveitis, posterior uveitis, observation of cells in the vitreus, opthalmic findings including retinal vasculitis, erythema nodosum, pseudofolliculitis
, papulopustular lesions, cutaneous findings including acneiform nodules, positive pathergy test.
The only progress that had been made at the time was that the issue had earned its own medical term, pseudofolliculitis
barbae, a disorder better known as razor bumps, is poorly studied in women, but may have a different etiology than in men and could be indicative of underlying hormonal comorbidities, based on data from 62 men and 62 women.