Nikki A. Levin, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Nikki A. Levin

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Folliculitis, Pityrosporum (Malassezia Folliculitis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? • What you should be alert for in the history Pityrosporum folliculitis is a condition in which the hair follicles of the sebaceous areas (upper trunk, shoulders, and occasionally head and neck) are infected with Pityrosporum (Malassezia) yeasts, resulting clinically in inflammatory papules and pustules. Patients with Pityrosporum folliculitis…

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