, a skin condition like eczema which occurs in places where you have lots of grease glands (sebaceous glands).
A 12-year-old female with a history of seborrheic dermatitis
presents to the pediatric dermatology clinic for evaluation of crusty, somewhat tender lesions on her face, chest, neck, and arms for 5 days.
Dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis
are both characterized by dry and scaly patches of skin.
The most common mucocutaneous lesions were observed viral infections in 90 (53.0%) patients, bacterial infections in 82 (48.2%) patients, fungal infections in 63 (37.0%) patients, hair changes in 51 (30.0%) patients, seborrheic dermatitis
in 51 (30.0%) patients, parasitic infestation in 49 (28.8%) patients, oral candidiasis in 28 (16.5%) patients, drug reactions and hair changes in 17 (10.0%) patients, papulosquamous disorders 14 (8.2%) patients.
Whereas endogenous eczemas are of atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis
, asteatotic eczema, discoid eczema, stasis eczema, hand eczema, juvenile plantar dermatoses etc.
is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by poorly demarcated erythematous patches with greasy yellow scale (6, 7).
Contact dermatitis, which includes irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, and diaper dermatitis was observed with a rate of 11.43% among all diseases, whereas seborrheic dermatitis
and pityriasis alba were observed with rates of 4.30% and 2.21%, respectively.
In addition, the most common misdiagnoses were allergic contact dermatitis, drug eruption, papular urticaria, nutritional deficiency, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis
, cellulitis, and herpes infection.
Neurologic diseases like Parkinson's disease predispose seniors to seborrheic dermatitis
, which typically affects the scalp and face.
Infantile Seborrheic Dermatitis
(Cradle Cap) is a greasy, scaly, red/pale white rash that can occur on the scalp, behind the ears, the neck folds, in the armpits, and the diaper area.
At SkinCell Advanced Aesthetic Clinics, Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) board-certified dermatologists, with extensive training locally and abroad, effectively treat skin, hair, and nail diseases such as acne, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis
, eczemas and contact dermatitis, hair loss, as well as infections and tumors.
Shampoo containing olive oil extracts can act as a natural remedy for cradle caps (Infantile Seborrheic Dermatitis
) in newborns.