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5 Possible Causes for Hair Follicles Penetrate Deep Into Dermis

  • Pyomyositis

    A ‘carbuncle’ is an abscess involving a number of adjacent hair follicles where the infection has penetrated through the dermis and formed a multiloculated subcutaneous abscess[surgwiki.com] […] between the fibrous septa which anchor the skin to the deep fascia.[surgwiki.com]

  • Lymphangitis

    A ‘carbuncle’ is an abscess involving a number of adjacent hair follicles where the infection has penetrated through the dermis and formed a multiloculated subcutaneous abscess[surgwiki.com] […] between the fibrous septa which anchor the skin to the deep fascia.[surgwiki.com]

  • Tinea Favosa

    […] to the root of the hair follicles deep within the dermis. 2,5,16 However, topical antifungal therapy can be used to reduce transmission of spores.[consultant360.com] […] used; the duration of treatment should be 4 to 6 weeks. 2 Topical antifungal agents alone are not recommended for the treatment of tinea capitis because these agents do not penetrate[consultant360.com]

  • Hereditary Gingival Fibromatosis

    Histologic analysis of a forearm biopsy demonstrated that the hairs were of the terminal type, since they were medullated and pigmented, and penetrated deep into the dermis[omim.org] Patient hair follicles were thicker than those of controls, and anagen hairs were present in the patient's biopsy, whereas none were detected in control skin biopsies.[omim.org] Hair overgrowth progressed on her face, trunk, eyebrows, and eyelashes, and her scalp hair as well as body hair was long and coarse.[omim.org]

  • Staphylococcal Toxemia

    A ‘carbuncle’ is an abscess involving a number of adjacent hair follicles where the infection has penetrated through the dermis and formed a multiloculated subcutaneous abscess[surgwiki.com] […] between the fibrous septa which anchor the skin to the deep fascia.[surgwiki.com]

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