Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

The Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a skin irritation caused by hairs that penetrate the skin before they leave the hair follicle or leave the follicle and grow back into the skin, and thus trigger a foreign body reaction.

Pseudofolliculitis barbae predominantly affects dark-skinned men. Most striking is around the beard and neck. Wise small papules and pustules similar to a bacterial folliculitis. It may eventually come to scarring.

The Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a skin irritation caused by hairs that penetrate the skin before they leave the hair follicle or leave the follicle and grow back into the skin, and thus trigger a foreign body reaction. Pseudofolliculitis barbae predominantly affects dark-skinned men. Most striking is around the beard and neck. Wise small papules and pustules similar to a bacterial folliculitis. It may eventually come to scarring. Pseudofolliculitis Barbae figure provided by Thomas Habif, M.D. var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/pseudofolliculitis_barbae_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/pseudofolliculitis_barbae_high_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ pseudofolliculitis barbae ‘description:’ u003Ca id = “v37894791 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003ePseudofolliculitis barbae is a foreign body reaction by hairs that penetrate the skin before they leave the hair follicle or leave the follicle and grow back into the skin. It occurs especially in the area of ??the beard and neck and occurs in dark-skinned men in the first place u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e. ‘Credits’ figure provided by Thomas Habif

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