Perioral Dermatitis

  • Bryan Gammon
  • Bethanee J. Schlosser
Chapter

Abstract

Perioral dermatitis (PD), a common acneiform facial eruption, was first described in the 1950s. The terms “light-sensitive seborrheid” and “steroid-induced rosacea-like dermatitis” were previously used to describe this condition [1, 2]. Given the now recognized periorbital, perinasal, and perioral distribution of lesions, the term periorificial dermatitis may be most appropriate [3].

Keywords

Placebo Burning Hydroxide Corticosteroid Fluoride 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bryan Gammon
    • 1
  • Bethanee J. Schlosser
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

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