Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: A Common Condition for Black Men

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae (AKN), also known as ‘Acne Keloidalis’ or ‘Folliculitis Keloidalis’, is common among black men aged 13 to 25. Often confused with razor bumps, keloids or ingrown hairs, it is none of those things. It is generally an inherited condition. This disease almost exclusively develops on the back of the head, presenting as