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Therapeutic options for seborrhoeic dermatitis

A chronic relapsing condition affecting about 3–5% of the adult population, seborrhoeic dermatitis is defined by its appearance. The pink-red patches with an overlying greasy scale in the eyebrows, over the scalp and hairline, around the nasolabial folds spreading onto the cheeks, and the presternal, intrascapular and retroauricular lesions should need no introduction to this readership. Scalp lesions may range in severity from mere dandruff to full-blown pityriasis amiantacea.
Dermatology in practice 2003; 11(5): 16–18
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