Tufted Folliculitis

 

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

Contact the author

The President 2016-2018

Dr Janet Palin

 

The College of Trichology

The World's leading distance learning course in Pure-Trichology

Enter Site

Education Departments:
London - Korea - India

Trichology Graduation

For enquiries please call:
07742 336 337

 

Hair Restoration Technician's Diploma

The World's first diploma course for technicians specialising in hair transplant surgery

Learn More

For enquiries please call:
07742 336 337