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785 Possible Causes for Folliculitis, Syphilis

  • Secondary Syphilis

    Secondary syphilis is the stage of the sexually transmitted disease syphilis in which the patient is most contagious.[] (A) Markedly inflamed hair follicle (“folliculitis”) with extension of inflammatory cell infiltrate into parafollicular blood vessel and connective tissue.[] Physicians should be aware of unusual presentations of syphilis.[]

  • Behçet Disease

    Remenovsky, in Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis, Berlin, 1922, 140: 162-188. Gilberts summarizing description was first published in 1925.[] Leukocytoclastic vasculitis and panniculitis Also superficial and deep perivascular infiltrates of lymphocytes and neutrophils Some vessels contain thrombi Also suppurative folliculitis[] ) Type 1 Excludes ulceration of vulva in gonococcal infection ( A54.02 ) ulceration of vulva in herpesviral [herpes simplex] infection ( A60.04 ) ulceration of vulva in syphilis[]

  • Pruritic Rash

    It is also associated with syphilis which is what our patient had. Lichen planus affects one percent of the general population.[] The exact etiology of pruritic folliculitis is unknown.[] Secondary syphilis is always a consideration, especially when the palms and soles are involved, which is not the case here.[]

  • Rosacea

    Serology for syphilis and HIV, and mantoux test were negative. Slit-skin smear, tissue smear and culture for AFB and fungi were negative.[] A skin biopsy is useful when other diagnoses such as lupus or chronic folliculitis are being considered. 1, 8 Approach to the patient with rosacea Educating the patient about[] Rosacea can coexist with pityrosporum folliculitis, a common cause of back and chest pimples.[]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    […] redness regard removed scalp sebaceous cysts sebaceous disease sebaceous disorder sebaceous glands sebaceous matter seborrhcea sebum secretion seen skin Sulphuris surface Syph syphilis[] The history and pathophysiology of gram-negative folliculitis in the setting of acne vulgaris is reviewed.[] 2,12 Differential Diagnosis There are a number of acneform eruptions that should be considered in the differential diagnosis, 3 including bacterial folliculitis, secondary syphilis[]

  • Skin Infection

    Treponema species cause syphilis, yaws and pinta Bartonella species cause cat scratch fever, bacillary angiomatosis, Carrion disease, and bartonellosis Mycobacterium species[] Folliculitis and Furuncles (Boils): Irritant folliculitis: caused by shaving, plucking, waxing, etc.[] Treponema species cause syphilis, yaws and pinta Bartonella species cause cat scratch fever, bacillary angiomatosis and bartonellosis Mycobacterium species cause tuberculosis[]

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

    How do people get syphilis? Syphilis is transmitted from person to person by direct contact with syphilis sores.[] HIV Viral infections Herpes Simplex Human Papilloma Virus ( HPV ) Molluscum Contagiosum Varicella zoster Fungal infections Candidiasis Dermatophyte infections Pityrosporum folliculitis[] […] for syphilis.[]

  • Acneiform Drug Eruption

    Secondary syphilis. Arch Dermatol. 1997 Aug. 133(8):1027, 1030. [Medline]. Lambert WC, Bagley MP, Khan Y, Schwartz RA. Pustular acneiform secondary syphilis.[] , sebaceous hyperplasia, syringoma, tuberous sclerosis (adenoma sebaceum), trichoepithelioma, Demodex folliculitis, bacterial folliculitis, and papular sarcoidosis.[] The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction classically occurs on starting penicillin for syphilis.[]

  • Cutaneous Pseudolymphoma

    Lymphocytoma cutis, granulomatous rosacea, leishmaniasis, leprosy, syphilis and follicular mucinosis were considered in the differential diagnosis.[] Abstract We report the clinical, histopathologic, and immunohistologic features of 15 cases of pseudolymphomatous folliculitis (PLF).[] Lymphomatoid drug reaction, B cell type Pseudolymphoma after vaccination Pseudolymphoma in tattoos Pseudolymphoma caused by Hirudo medicinalis therapy Morphoea, inflammatory stage Syphilis[]

  • Balanoposthitis

    Abstract The typical finding in primary syphilis stage is a unique, painless chancre with indurated borders.[] […] dermatitis supportive measures with significant erythema/inflammation topical antifungal topical corticosteroids topical calcineurin inhibitors with concomitant seborrheic folliculitis[] Others were diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum, folliculitis, non-specific urethritis, pruritus scrotalis, urethritis caused by Chlamydia trachomatis or Mycoplasma genitalium[]

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