Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

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Definition

Acne keloidalis nuchae typically develops and affects the back of the head as well as the nape. This is caused by the hairs that grow into skin causing an inflammation and scarring. This condition has been found to be most common among people with curly and stiff hairs.

Treatment

The primary treatment of Acne keloidalis nuchae includes the suppression of the inflammation through the use of antibiotics as well as steroid gels or even intralesional steroid injections. For the larger bumos, a surgical removal may be advised. These lesions have been known to heal best if left open, and healing process can take up several weeks to a couple of months. Hair removal through lasers is the bets known preventative treatment for Acne keloidalis nuchae.

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