Folliculitis decalvans – a case study and an overview of literature

Authors

  • 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

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20883/jms.278

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

2018-09-30

How to Cite

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Wróbel J, Sadowska-Przytocka A, Jenerowicz D, Bowszyc-Dmochowska M, Czarnecka-Operacz M. Folliculitis decalvans – a case study and an overview of literature. JMS [Internet]. 2018 Sep. 30 [cited 2022 Jul. 2];87(3):164-70. Available from: https://jms.ump.edu.pl/index.php/JMS/article/view/278

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