Perioral dermatitis in children--clinical presentation, pathogenesis-related factors and response to topical metronidazole.

@article{Boeck1997PerioralDI,
  title={Perioral dermatitis in children--clinical presentation, pathogenesis-related factors and response to topical metronidazole.},
  author={Kerstin Boeck and Dietrich Abeck and Sabine Werfel and Johannes Hofaker Ring},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={195 3},
  pages={235-8}
}
BACKGROUND Perioral dermatitis, a common skin disorder in young women, is rarely described in children. OBJECTIVE This study elaborates the clinical features of perioral dermatitis in children as well as possible pathogenetic mechanisms and the response to topical metronidazole. METHODS Seven children (4 females, 3 males between 4 and 12 years of age) were evaluated and dermatological examination was carried out. Pretreatment with topical corticosteroids was documented. Skin prick test with… CONTINUE READING

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