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Hot tub folliculitis

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Hot tub folliculitis is caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and is characterized by pruritic follicular, maculopapular, vesicular or pustular lesions. It commonly develops within 1-4 days after bathing in unchlorinated contaminated whirlpool water. Systemic infections are rare.

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