Pseudofolliculitis barbae

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Pseudofolliculitis barbae

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The terms "Pseudofolliculitis barbae" returned 4 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Close shave for a keratin disorder-K6hf polymorphism linked to Pseudofolliculitis barbae.
 

Author(s): W H Irwin McLean

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2004 Mar;122(3):xi-xiii.

 

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2004

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An unusual Ala12Thr polymorphism in the 1A alpha-helical segment of the companion layer-specific keratin K6hf: evidence for a risk factor in the etiology of the common hair disorder pseudofolliculitis barbae.
 

Author(s): Hermelita Winter, Daniel Schissel, David A D Parry, Thomasin A Smith, Mirjana Liovic, E Birgitte Lane, Lutz Edler, Lutz Langbein, Luis F Jave-Suarez, Michael A Rogers, Joseph Wilde, Gerald Peters, J├╝rgen Schweizer

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2004 Mar;122(3):652-7.

 

Pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB) is a common hair disorder characterized by a pustular foreign body inflammatory reaction that is induced by ingrown hairs of the facial and submental (barbea) regions after regular shaving. It occurs predominantly in black males, while it is rather ...

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2004

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Treatment of pseudofolliculitis barbae in very dark skin with a long pulse Nd:YAG laser.
 

Author(s): E Victor Ross, Linda M Cooke, Kristen A Overstreet, Greg D Buttolph, Mark A Blair

Journal: J Natl Med Assoc. 2002 Oct;94(10):888-93.

 

Pseudofolliculitis barbae affects some individuals with coarse curly hair. Currently available treatment modalities are often ineffective. In some studies, lasers have been shown to be potentially helpful in mitigating disease severity by reducing the number and/or thickness of hair shafts.

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2002

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