Seborrheic Dermatitis

  • J. Faergemann

Abstract

Seborrheic dermatitis is characterized by inflammation and desquamation in areas with a rich supply of sebaceous glands, namely the scalp, face and upper trunk. Dandruff is the mildest manifestation of the disease. Seborrheic dermatitis is a common disease, and the prevalence ranges from 2% to 5% in different studies. It is more common in males than in females. The disease usually starts during puberty and is more common around 40 years of age.

Keywords

Placebo Zinc Sulfide Depression Corticosteroid 

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