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Click the pictures below for information about skin conditions that can affect the neck in adults. In men there are several problems that can affect the neck. On the nape of the neck, chronic infection and scarring of the hair follicles can lead to a condition called acne keloidalis nuchae, which is more common in darker-skinned individuals and can be disfiguring. Lighter-skinned individuals can be prone to the development of a condition called poikiloderma of Civatte. This condition is the result of sun damage and typically affects older adults. Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae is another sun-related change that causes the skin to take on a rough, leathery appearance in elderly adults. As with any other sun-exposed area, skin cancer is always a concern involving the backs of adults.
Though an abscess is typically a deep infection, pus coming to the surface may be seen.
This image displays acanthosis nigricans, which affects the body folds, most frequently the neck and armpits.
Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
Numerous smooth, scar-like, small, raised lesions at the back of the neck are typical of acne keloidalis nuchae.
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
This image displays contact dermatitis, also called "fiddler's neck," from an allergy to the violin touching…
This person has a furuncule (boil) on the neck. Furuncules are typically red, warm, and tender to the touch.
Cutis Rhomboidalis Nuchae
Chronic sun damage can lead to "leather-like" skin folding and creasing of the neck known as cutis rhomboidalis…
Lichen Simplex Chronicus
This image displays a thickened, cobblestone-like area of lichen simplex, due to repeated rubbing of the area.
This image displays numerous milia of the chin and neck.
Poikiloderma of Civatte
This image displays a flat, pink discoloration on the neck typical of chronic sun exposure.
Psoriasis may involve large areas of scaling, such as on the neck and scalp.
The dark to light brown raised, rough areas of seborrheic keratoses may be numerous in the elderly.
This image displays a sunburn.
This image displays syringomas on the neck.
This image displays multiple circular, lighter, slightly scaling areas running into each other typical of…