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Folliculitis

Summary of Folliculitis
Folliculitis refers to inflammation of the superficial or deep portion of the hair follicle. The classic clinical findings of superficial folliculitis are follicular pustules and follicular erythematous papules on hair-bearing skin. Nodules are a feature of deep follicular inflammation.  Folliculitis may be infectious or, less frequently, noninfectious.

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A 45-year-old man comes to the office because of a 3-day history of itching and erythematous lesions around his mouth. He shaves regularly and has not used any different soaps or lotions during the past year. He has no history of serious illness and takes no medications. A photograph of the affected area is shown. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

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