How is gram-negative folliculitis diagnosed?

Updated: Aug 07, 2019
  • Author: Mordechai M Tarlow, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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As history is the primary method by which a diagnosis is made, advancements and increases acceptance of direct-to-consumer telemedicine and apps have resulted in this condition being a particular diagnosis at risk of being missed. Additional consideration should be given to patients presenting with self-diagnosed and treated acne with flare for gram-negative folliculitis. [11]


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