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Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis with labial and oral involvement: report of a rare presentation

  • Author(s): Sepaskhah, Mozhdeh
  • Ahramian Pour, Najmeh
  • Godarzi, Hamid
  • Sari Aslani, Fatemeh
  • Jowkar, Farideh
  • et al.
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Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (EPF) is a recurrent inflammatory dermatosis primarily involving hair follicles. Several subtypes of EPF have been described: Classic EPF, infantile EPF, and immunosuppression-associated EPF. Although classic EPF has a predilection for face, involvement of hairless areas such as palms and soles has been reported frequently. There are rare case reports of mucosal EPF. Herein, we report a woman who presented with classic EPF involving the lip and oral mucosa.

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