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Seborrheic Dermatitis

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Common, chronic dermatosis of unknown aetiology, characterized by scaling and redness occurring primarily in the areas with the highest concentration of sebaceous glands, namely the scalp, face, presternal and intertriginous areas. On the scalp, it generally appears first as small patches of scales, progressing to involve the entire scalp with exfoliation of excessive amounts of dry scales. It is very common during the infancy age group, approximately 50 per cent of infantile cases occur before 5 weeks of age.

synonyms

Seborrheic Dermatitis, Seborrheic Eczema, Dysseborrheic Dermatitis

UMLS

Dermatitides, Seborrheic, DERMATITIS SEBORRHEIC, DERMATITIS SEBORRHOEIC, Dermatitis, Seborrheic, DERMITIS SEBORRHEIC, DERMITIS SEBORRHOEIC, ECZEMA, SEBORRHEIC, Seborheic dermatitis, unspecified, Seborrhea, SEBORRHEA CORPORIS, Seborrhea NOS, Seborrhea, NOS, Seborrheic Dermatitides, SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS, Seborrheic diathesis, Seborrheic eczema, Seborrheic, dermatitis, Seborrheic, eczema, Seborrhoea, Seborrhoea NOS, Seborrhoeic dermatitis, Seborrhoeic eczema, SKIN SEBORRHEIC, SKIN SEBORRHOEIC

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8 images found for this diagnose localisation: naso-labial fold, forehead, cheek, diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis localisation: upper back, diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis localisation: chest, diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis localisation: scalp, diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis localisation: scalp, diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis diagnosis: Seborrheic Dermatitis