seborrhoeic dermatitis

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seborrhoeic dermatitis

Severe dandruff. Local inflammation of the skin, with redness, scales, crusting yellowish patches and itching. It affects mainly the scalp, eyebrows, beard area and groins.
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In doing so, they prevent common dermatitis like acne, skin asthma, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, and so on.
Whereas endogenous eczemas are of atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, asteatotic eczema, discoid eczema, stasis eczema, hand eczema, juvenile plantar dermatoses etc.
In addition, the most common misdiagnoses were allergic contact dermatitis, drug eruption, papular urticaria, nutritional deficiency, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, cellulitis, and herpes infection.
It must be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis that it might be due to various illnesses-such as EAC carcinoma, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, and dermatomycosis-or to a dermatophytid (id) reaction (3).
We found that pruritus, asteatotic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and fungal infections were the commonest skin problems.
The differential diagnosis of perianal streptococcal dermatitis includes candidiasis, diaper dermatitis, irritant dermatitis (such as trauma from heavy wiping), atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, pinworm infection, cellulitis, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, histiocytosis, and sexual abuse.