Clinical Presentation Fig 21A

■ Folliculitis that occurs on the occipital scalp and results in scarring alopecia

■ Mainly affects African-American men, however, African-American women and occasionally other ethnic groups may develop the disease

■ The earliest clinical lesions are follicular papules and occasional pustules

■ With time, these papules become fibrotic with associated hair loss

■ A small number of patients develop large scars resembling keloids on the nape

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