Folliculitis decalvans – a case study and an overview of literature

  • Joanna Wróbel Department of Dermatology Poznan University of Medical Sience
  • Anna Sadowska-Przytocka Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sience
  • Dorota Jenerowicz Department of Dermatology Poznan University of Medical Sience
  • Monika Bowszyc-Dmochowska Department of Dermatology Poznan University of Medical Sience
  • Magdalena Czarnecka-Operacz Department of Dermatology Poznan University of Medical Sience
Keywords: folliculitis decalvans, alopecia, treatment

Abstract

Folliculitis decalvans is a rare disease that leads to alopecia. This disease is a major challenge for physicians due to the therapeutic difficulties. This publication describes the case of a patient in whom a dermatological condition had improved after using doxycycline.

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Published
2018-10-03
How to Cite
Wróbel, J., Sadowska-Przytocka, A., Jenerowicz, D., Bowszyc-Dmochowska, M., & Czarnecka-Operacz, M. (2018). Folliculitis decalvans – a case study and an overview of literature. Journal of Medical Science, 87(3), 164-170. https://doi.org/10.20883/jms.278
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Case Study