Tinea Barbae Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 06, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Also consider the following:

  • Bacterial folliculitis [25]
  • Folliculitis barbae (Bockhart impetigo) [26]
  • Candidal folliculitis [27, 28]
  • Carbuncles
  • Pustular syphilis
  • Nodule-cystic acne
  • Iododerma
  • Bromoderma
  • Lupoid sycosis may resemble lupus vulgaris ( cutaneous tuberculosis)
  • Pseudofolliculitis [29]

Differential Diagnoses