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Surgical Treatment of Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

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Before Surgery: Patient has had acne keloidalis nuchae – AKN for over a decade. It had persisted despite several steroid injections. Surgery: Used tricophytic closure technique to cure the AKN by surgical excision with minimal appearance of scar. Tricophytic closure is sometimes used in hair transplant surgeries, facelifts and other facial plastic procedures to minimize the appearance of scar. The result is shown at several months after surgery.

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