By Gary M. White, MD


Alopecia Areata may occur in the beard area [J Eur Acad Dermatology and Vener 2017;31;187]. Alopecia Areata of the beard


Sycosis Barbae refers to any bacterial infection of the beard area.

Herpes Simplex
Herpes Simplex of the beard

Nodule, Inflamed

Kerion (see Tinea Barbae below)


Molluscum Contagiosum



Gram-Negative Folliculitis
Gram-Negative Folliculitis

Bacterial Folliculitis

Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
Pseudofolliculitis Barbae

Tinea Barbae
Tinea Barbae

Red, Scaly

Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Dermatitis


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