By Gary M. White, MD

Follicular eczema

Eczema may preferentially affect the perifollicular area. When prominent, the rash may take on a papular appearance. This is more common in darker-skinned patients and especially those with atopic dermatitis and is called follicular eczema.


Perifollicular, hyperkeratotic, scaly papules are seen.


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