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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

Gentlemen, those raised or inflamed bumps on the back of your neck and your jaw area might be Acne keloidalis nuchae. This skin condition is not directly related to the common type of acne and can lead to bad scarring if it is left untreated. This condition is typically found among young adult men of African descent. It can also be found in young men of Asian or Latino descent, but not as frequently. Women do not usually experience this condition.

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
This skin condition can show up on the back of the neck and/or the lower back of a person’s scalp and carries the risk of causing hair loss. If you think you have this condition, be sure to schedule an appointment with us for a proper consultation. Large, thick scarring can still occur even if you think your acne keloidalis nuchae is gone due to scarring. The smaller scars can actually lead to worse ones! Contact us today for a consultation.