seborrheic blepharitis

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seb·or·rhe·ic bleph·a·ri·tis

a common type of chronic inflammation of the margins of the eyelids with erythema and white scales; often with an associated seborrheic dermatitis of scalp and face.

seborrheic blepharitis

a form of seborrheic dermatitis in which the eyelids are erythematous and the margins are covered with a granular crust.

seb·or·rhe·ic bleph·a·ri·tis

(seb'ōr-ē'ik blef'ăr-ī'tis)
A common type of chronic inflammation of the margins of the eyelids with erythema and white scales; often with an associated seborrheic dermatitis of scalp and face.
Synonym(s): seborrhoeic blepharitis, seborrhoeic blepharitis.

seborrheic blepharitis

A nonulcerative form of blepharitis in which waxy scales form on the eyelids. It is usually associated with seborrheic dermatitis of the surrounding skin.
See also: blepharitis
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11) Where the blepharitis is associated with a scalp condition (eg, seborrhoeic blepharitis with uncomplicated chronic dandruff), treatment of the hair and scalp is likely an essential part of management (eg, with daily use of shampoos containing anti-'mould'/fungus/yeast compounds such as selenium sulphide or ketoconazole).