How to use Seborrheic in a sentence
Psoriasis on the scalp is distinguished from seborrheic dermatitis, or dandruff, because the scales of psoriasis are dry, not greasy.
Mild steroid creams, such as 0.5 to 1 percent hydrocortisone, may be used to treat seborrheic dermatitis and intertrigo.
It is recommended for seborrheic dermatitis as well as for general inflammation of the skin.
Salicylic acid-An agent prescribed to treat a variety of skin disorders, such as acne, dandruff, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, calluses, corns, and warts.
Seborrheic dermatitis is a common inflammatory disease of the scalp and skin characterized by scaly lesions usually on the scalp, hairline, face and body.Advertisement
Seborrheic dermatitis appears as red, inflamed skin covered by greasy or dry scales that may be white, yellowish, or gray.
Dandruff is a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis and appear as fine white scales without red skin or inflammation.
When seborrheic dermatitis occurs in the diaper area, it is often accompanied by a yeast infection.
Seborrheic dermatitis usually disappears by the end of the first year and does not reappear until puberty.
Seborrheic dermatitis is not an infection and is not transmitted from individual to individual.Advertisement
Seborrheic dermatitis is a very common among newborns.
Seborrheic dermatitis can reappear at puberty and into adulthood.
As of 2004 the cause of seborrheic dermatitis was not clear.
Seborrheic refers to the sebaceous, or oil producing, glands of the skin.
Seborrheic dermatitis may also be linked to genetic factors.Advertisement
If the seborrheic dermatitis is complicated by a yeast infection, an ointment containing anti-yeast medications such as nystatin is applied to the infected area three or four times daily.
Seborrheic dermatitis normally resolves without difficulty, usually by the age of six months and almost always by the end of the first year.
Seborrheic dermatitis cannot be prevented from developing, although it may be controlled through frequent hair washings with a mild baby shampoo.
Seborrheic dermatitis may be dry or moist and is characterized by greasy scales and yellowish crusts on the scalp, eyelids, face, external surfaces of the ears, underarms, breasts, and groin.
Seborrheic dermatitis (for which there may also be a genetic predisposition) is usually caused by overproduction of the oil glands.Advertisement
Coal-tar shampoos may be used for seborrheic dermatitis that occurs on the scalp.
Selenium-based shampoos, topical applications of flax oil and/or olive oil, and biotin supplementation are among the therapies recommended for seborrheic dermatitis.
Avoidance of sweating may aid in preventing seborrheic dermatitis.
There are no laboratory tests that can confirm the diagnosis of AD; in some cases, the doctor may need to examine the child more than once in order to distinguish between atopic and seborrheic dermatitis.
Seborrheic dermatitis is a common, mild disease of newborns.Advertisement