seborrheic eczema


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seb·or·rhe·ic der·ma·ti·tis

, dermatitis seborrheica
a common scaly macular eruption that occurs primarily on the face, scalp (dandruff), and other areas of increased sebaceous gland secretion, especially during infancy and after puberty; the lesions are covered with a slightly adherent oily scale. Effectiveness of treatment with betaconazole supports an etiologic role for Pityrosporum ovale infection.
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seborrheic eczema

Eczema marked by excessive secretion from the sebaceous glands. Synonym: seborrhea
See also: eczema
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According to Dr Mathew Thomas, Specialist Dermatologist, Aster Medical Centre, Sharjah, seborrheic eczema normally affects scalp, ears, face, middle of chest and back, and folds of skin, such as underarms, skin below the breast or groins.