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Case Number : Case 4013 - 08 June 2022 Posted By: Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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"53 year-old male with pink papules on posterior neck."


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Anil Patki

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Perforating folliculitis with foreign body reaction to the extruded keratin of the hair shaft. Acne keloidalis nuchae is a possibility considering the site

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vincenzo

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A lot of plasma cells. But I see that in many pilonidal cysts; so agree with Anil. 

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Meenakshi Batrani

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Ruptured folliculitis. Agree considering the site acne keloidalis is good possibility. 

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Krishnakumar subramanian

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folliculitis with mixed inflammatory cells

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volha

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Folliculitis with neut, PC and some small cystic areas, due to location i would be inclined to think acne keloidalis

Would you consider ZN or PAS ?

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Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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Acne keloidalis nuchae.

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