IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology


Folliculitis decalvans mimicking lupus vulgaris successfully treated with minocycline and clarithromycin


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Author Details: Shivani Ranjan, Reeta Gupta Sood

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-4729

Print ISSN : 2581-4710

Article First Page : 77

Article End Page : 78


Abstract

Folliculitis decalvans is recurrent purulent folliculitis resulting in cicatrizing alopecia. We report a case of 52 years old male presented with folliculitis decalvans mimicking lupus vulgaris successfully treated with minocycline and clarithromycin.

Keywords: Folliculitis decalvans, Cicatricial alopecia, Lupus vulgaris, Minocycline, Clarithromycin.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/.2018.0020