What is the sexual predilection of eosinophilic folliculitis (EF)?

Updated: Mar 17, 2021
  • Author: Camila K Janniger, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The male-to-female ratio of eosinophilic folliculitis is 5:1 in all three variants.

Classic type eosinophilic folliculitis was found to have no sexual predilection. [5]

HIV-associated eosinophilic folliculitis is more common among homosexual or bisexual men.


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