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Image Number 511 (Pseudofolliculitis barbae)


Diagnosis: Pseudofolliculitis barbae

Site: Beard

Sex: M

Age: 35

Type: Clinical

Description: Multiple discrete itchy papules in beard area

Submitted by: Irfan Bari

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Differential Diagnosis


Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a type of folliculitis occuring more commonly in black people who have curly hair. It also known as shaving rash or razor bumps. It is a foreign-body inflammatory reaction surrounding ingrown facial hair, which results from shaving.

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