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Image Number 2596 (Acne Keloidalis Nuchae)


Diagnosis: Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

Site: Neck nape

Sex: M

Age: 32


Description: Scarring with tufted folliculitis.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 More than 5 years history of folliculitis progressed to keloid formation involved the nape of the neck not associated with other acne lesions elsewhere in the body. There was minimal response to treatment with antibiotics with or without topical and even intralesional corticosteroids.

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