We present 8 cases of APD in 3 men and 5 women with a mean age of 73 years (Table 1). Description Folliculitis is probably the most common of all skin infections. If you have acquired this condition, you are probably asking yourself “Is folliculitis contagious”? Various therapies have been reported that include cryotherapy, laser therapy, narrow-band ultraviolet B and use of topical or systemic retinoids. You may get folliculitis if you have damaged hair follicles. Scratching the affected area can trap fungus or bacteria under the fingernails and spread the infection to hair follicles on other parts of the body. Usually no treatment is needed.
The abscess usually starts as a small local infection, which then progresses and spreads wider and deeper into surrounding tissues. Bij een infectie is de bacterie Staphylococcus aureus doorgaans de boosdoener. Some believe that EPF is caused by an immune-mediated hypersensitivity to the fungus Malassezia.4 Multiple bacteria have also been blamed