A rare form of scalp folliculitis presenting as uncomfortable erythematous skin with adherent crust and follicular hyperkeratosis.
Locally, multiple hairshafts (5-12) may seem to emerge from single dilated 'follicles', these hairshafts may depigment.
Lesions may follow a symmetrical pattern of distribution.
Link to Pemphigus is suspected.
Response to topical (intralesional) or systemic treatments is uncertain.
© 2004 - B.Stevens FTTS
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