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Follicular occlusion tetrad.
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PMID:  25396138     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Follicular occlusion tetrad is a symptom complex consisting of four conditions having a similar pathophysiology. It includes Hidradenitis suppurativa, acne conglobata, dissecting cellulitis of the scalp and pilonidal sinus. The exact pathogenesis of this group of disease is unknown but evidence suggests that they share the same pathological process initiated by follicular occlusion in apocrine gland bearing areas. Though each of these conditions is commonly encountered singly, follicular occlusion tetrad as a symptom complex has been rarely reported in the literature.
Authors:
Vani Vasanth; Byalakere Shivanna Chandrashekar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian dermatology online journal     Volume:  5     ISSN:  2229-5178     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Dermatol Online J     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-14     Completed Date:  2014-11-14     Revised Date:  2014-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101586880     Medline TA:  Indian Dermatol Online J     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  491-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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