dyssebacia


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dyssebacia

 [dis″sĕ-ba´shah]
a condition clinically indistinguishable from seborrheic dermatitis, due to alteration of the pattern of sebaceous gland retention, usually occurring as a manifestation of ariboflavinosis, and characterized by greasy scaling lesions involving the alae nasi, malar areas, canthi of the eyes, and earlobes and sometimes the scrotum or vulva.

seb·or·rhe·ic der·ma·ti·tis

, dermatitis seborrheica (seb'ōr-ē'ik dĕr'mă-tī'tis, seb-ōr-ē'i-kă)
A common scaly macular eruption that occurs primarily on the face, scalp (dandruff), and other areas of increased sebaceous gland secretion; the lesions are covered with a slightly adherent oily scale.
Synonym(s): dyssebacia, dyssebacea, seborrheic dermatosis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, Unna disease.