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Int J Dermatol. 1992 Mar;31(3):193-5.

Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

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Service of Dermatology, Hospital de Badalona Germans Trias i Pujol, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.

Abstract

Three patients with AIDS had an intensely pruritic eosinophilic pustular folliculitis associated with abundant Pityrosporum yeasts in the follicles, demonstrated by direct microscopy. The excellent response to ketoconazole treatment suggests a possible pathogenic role for Pityrosporum.

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