Compounding of Follicles
Compound follicles are hair follicle units that have more than 6 hairs coming out of a single pore. The tendency to form compound hair follicles is sometimes a feature of so called neutrophil mediated scarring alopecias. Folliculitis decalvans (shown here) frequently shows compounding of hairs.
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