Gram-Negative Folliculitis Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 07, 2019
  • Author: Mordechai M Tarlow, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is gram-negative folliculitis?

What is the pathophysiology of gram-negative folliculitis?

What causes gram-negative folliculitis?

What is the prevalence of gram-negative folliculitis?

What are the racial predilections of gram-negative folliculitis?

What are the sexual predilections of gram-negative folliculitis?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of gram-negative folliculitis?

What is the prognosis of gram-negative folliculitis?

What is included in patient education about gram-negative folliculitis?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of gram-negative folliculitis?

Which physical findings are characteristic of gram-negative folliculitis?

What are the possible complications of gram-negative folliculitis?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Gram-Negative Folliculitis?

Workup

How is gram-negative folliculitis diagnosed?

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of gram-negative folliculitis?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of gram-negative folliculitis?

Treatment

How is gram-negative folliculitis treated?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of gram-negative folliculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Acne Agents, Topical are used in the treatment of Gram-Negative Folliculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics, Other are used in the treatment of Gram-Negative Folliculitis?

Which medications in the drug class Retinoid-like Agents are used in the treatment of Gram-Negative Folliculitis?