How does the prevalence of Malassezia (Pityrosporum) folliculitis vary between sexes?

Updated: Apr 03, 2020
  • Author: Sarah Sweeney Pinney, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Reports of Pityrosporum folliculitis vary from a male-to-female ratio of 1:1 to a predominance of one or the other sex. More recent literature suggests that the female-to-male ratio might be a little higher. [18]


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