The condition can affect anyone who engages in hair removal practices, but it is more common in people with tightly curled or coarse hair, which has a higher tendency to curve back toward and penetrate the interfollicular skin. It commonly affects African American men following facial hair removal in the beard distribution, where pseudofolliculitis barbae ensues.
L73.1 – Pseudofolliculitis barbae
9115004 – Pili incarnati
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls