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Folliculitis - Another Rosacea Mimic


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Folliculitis is another rosacea mimic added to the long list of skin conditions or diseases in a differential diagnosis of rosacea. DermNet NZ has a number of photos with various causes due to bacteria, yeasts (fungus), virus, parasites, immunosuppression, inflammatory skin diseases, i.e., Lichen planus, Lupus and others, and environmental causes, i.e., chemicals, drugs (steroids). One report mentions "rosacea-like folliculitis" in describing it as a rosacea mimic. [1]. A google image search shows some photos that mimic rosacea.  Deep dive into folliculitis

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[1] J Clin Med. 2020 Apr; 9(4): 1241. Published online 2020 Apr 24. doi: 10.3390/jcm9041241
Dupilumab for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis in an Austrian Cohort-Real-Life Data Shows Rosacea-Like Folliculitis
Tamara Quint, Patrick M. Brunner, Christoph Sinz, Irene Steiner, Robin Ristl, Kornelia Vigl, Susanne Kimeswenger, Katharina Neubauer, Detlev Pirkhammer, Martin Zikeli, Wolfram Hoetzenecker, Norbert Reider, Christine Bangert

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