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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.]
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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.
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folliculitis

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References in periodicals archive ?
Other histopathological findings include proliferating trichilemmal cyst, neurofibroma, dermoid cyst, pilomatricoma, cylindroma, apocrine cystadenoma, fibroepithelial polyp, folliculitis, folliculitis decalvans and inflamed fistula tract.
Gatter, "Folliculitis decalvans including tufted folliculitis: Clinical, histological and therapeutic findings," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Other less commonly seen infections were herpes labialis, warts, molluscum contagiosum, impetigo, DCPA (Dermatitis cruris pustulosa et atrophicans), folliculitis decalvans, pityriasis versicolor, sporotrichosis, and leprosy.
It was reported that TC may mimic variable forms of folliculitis such as bacterial folliculitis (25), tufted hair folliculitis (26), and folliculitis decalvans (27).