folliculitis

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fol·lic·u·li·tis

 (fə-lĭk′yə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a follicle, especially of a hair follicle.

[Latin folliculus, follicle; see follicle + -itis.]

folliculitis

(fəˌlɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) med inflammation of a follicle or follicles, esp hair follicles
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Noun1.folliculitis - inflammation of a hair follicle
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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fol·lic·u·li·tis

n. foliculitis, infl. de un folículo, gen. un folículo piloso.

folliculitis

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Histopathological examination may help to differentiate PPE from eosinophilic folliculitis especially to evaluate the involvement of follicle that is spared in PPE.
Eosinophilic folliculitis was seen in 6 % (21) of study population of which 66.
Other causes include eosinophilic folliculitis, non-bacterial/irritant folliculitis, pseudofolliculitis (chronic ingrown hairs), hidradenitis suppurativa, and acne vulgaris.

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