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June 1981

Pseudofolliculitis Vibrissa

Author Affiliations


From the Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC. Dr White is now with the Dermatology Service, West Point, NY.

Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(6):368-369. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650060058027

• Pseudofolliculitis can occur wherever hair is cut. A perforating, ingrowing vibrissa developed in our patient, who admitted to cutting his nasal hair. We call this condition "pseudofolliculitis vibrissa."

(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:368-369)