Disseminate and Recurrent Infundibulo-Folliculitis in Childhood
Disseminate and recurrent infundibulo-folliculitis is a rare entity of unknown etiology, characterized clinically by a papular and follicular eruption and histologically by spongiotic changes in the infundibular portion of the hair follicle. It usually occurs in young adults males with phototype V-VI of Fitzpatrick. The dermatosis habitually reaches the trunk and limbs, has a recurrent course and is characterized by poor response to therapy. We present a case of infundibulo-folliculitis in a 10-year-old child.
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