Head and neck dermatitis: the role of Malassezia furfur, topical steroid use and environmental factors in its causation.

@article{Kim1999HeadAN,
  title={Head and neck dermatitis: the role of Malassezia furfur, topical steroid use and environmental factors in its causation.},
  author={T Y Kim and I G Jang and Young Min Park and Hyung Ok Kim and Chan Woong Kim},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={226-31}
}
The aetiology of head and neck dermatitis (HND), one subgroup of postpubertal atopic dermatitis (AD), is still unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence on HND of common environmental factors, long-term topical steroid use, and the role of Malassezia furfur infection. Relevant information was obtained from 100 patients with HND attending our dermatology clinic by means of both physical examinations and questionnaires. Corticosteroid-induced vasoconstriction was estimated by… CONTINUE READING
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