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What causes chronic scalp sores?

What are causes of scalp to chronically swell and produces sores that grow thick and if not opened and drain, continued swelling spreads down blood vessels to another weak spot to re-ulcerate. All allergy tests were negative. Biopsies negative. Possible vascular autoimmune disorder. Scalp issues from mild to severe over years.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017
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Hi,

You might be suffering from FOLLICULITIS DECALVANS, this disease is characterized by Chronic swelling over the scalp.

Hope it helps. If you have any other question please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Dr. Atishay Bukharia
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