Improving the management of seborrhoeic dermatitis.

  title={Improving the management of seborrhoeic dermatitis.},
  author={Ee Ting Ooi and Michael J Tidman},
  journal={The Practitioner},
  volume={258 1768},
  pages={23-6, 3}
Seborrhoeic dermatitis usually starts at puberty with a peak incidence at 40 years of age and is more common in males. Patients develop symmetrical, well demarcated, dull or yellowish red patches and plaques with overlying adherent, yellowish greasy scales. Seborrhoeic dermatitis has a distinctive distribution in areas rich in sebaceous glands - the scalp, eyebrows, glabella, nasolabial and nasofacial folds, cheeks, peri-auricular skin, pre-sternal and interscapular areas. It may occur in… CONTINUE READING