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.