I have something between reoccurring folliculitus or folliculitus decalvans, depending on which doctor (i’ve been to a few) you ask. I have had a biopsy. The problem is located on the crown of my head. Subsequently, there is bald spot on the vertex of my scalp (about the size of a dime). Assuming I can get the infection to go away, is this something that can be cosmetically repaired?
Thanks for your input
If you have folliculitis decalvans and you can get the infection under control, any type of repair work in this area (i.e. follicular unit transplantation) could set off the disease process again and you have the potential of losing the transplanted hair and having to deal with the disease process all over again. This is your worst case scenario. I have had 3 such cases over my years in practice. Two ended up with reasonable hair growth, the third one is presently being diagnosed and treated. Good luck.