JADE MOSS, NP-C

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

Acne keloidalis nuchae is a chronic inflammatory condition which affects mainly Black men. Affected individuals develop pink to flesh colored, dome shaped papules and pustules around the hair follicles on the posterior scalp and neck. These firm, scar-like bumps can gradually enlarge and coalesce to form larger lesions. The condition leads to scarring and hair loss in the affected areas. The cause of the condition is unknown. Management of the condition focuses on avoiding irritation and friction to the affected areas and adjusting shaving techniques in an attempt to prevent the formation of new lesions. Treatment options include prescription medications, corticosteroid injections, laser therapy, and surgery.

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Memphis Location

Address

6254 Poplar Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38119

The Cosmetic Center

Address

6252 Poplar Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38119

Collierville Location

Address

1125 Schilling Blvd. East, Suite 105,
Collierville, TN 38017

Jackson Location

Address

15 Old Humboldt Rd.,
Jackson, TN 38305