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What I tell my patients about seborrhoeic dermatitis in adults

Seborrhoeic dermatitis affects the skin of the face, scalp, ears, presternal and interscapular areas, and major flexures. Treatments include weak steroid/anti-yeast combination creams, azoles, hydrocortisone and non-steroid anti-inflammatory agents. Mild-tomoderate scalp treatment includes medicated shampoos and intermittent topical steroid gels, scalp applications or foams. This article discusses the answers to the common questions patients with seborrhoeic dermatitis usually ask. 

Dermatology in practice 2019; 25(2): 42–43
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