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Figure 12: Folliculitis decalvans. Acute phase: (a) Dense perifollicular inflammation, destroying the follicle and composed predominantly of neutrophils) (b) Remnants of a refractile hair shaft (H and E, ×100 and × 200). Chronic phase: (c) Tufted follicles with a dense inflammatory infiltrate (d) Sheets of plasma cells (H and E, ×100 and × 400)

Figure 12: Folliculitis decalvans. Acute phase: (a) Dense perifollicular inflammation, destroying the follicle and composed predominantly of neutrophils) (b) Remnants of a refractile hair shaft (H and E, ×100 and × 200). Chronic phase: (c) Tufted follicles with a dense inflammatory infiltrate (d) Sheets of plasma cells (H and E, ×100 and × 400)