Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

A nice case of AKN I saw today. Some consider this a condition similar to pseudofolliculitis in people with keloidal tendancy. The recent findings of Sperling et al indicate that AK is a primary form of scarring alopecia. I have started him on topical isotretinoin and doxycycline. I have called him for intra lesional triamcinolone next week.

 

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Bell Eapen

AI, machine learning & digital health consultant at SkinHelpDesk
Techie Dermatologist, Information Systems PhD, Supporter of Open-Source Software, Machine Learning and AI geek,loves cricket, Canadian wine and beer. [Resume]
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Techie Dermatologist, Information Systems PhD, Supporter of Open-Source Software, Machine Learning and AI geek, loves cricket, Canadian wine and beer. [Resume]

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