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Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

  

Seborrhoeic dermatitis is an eczema affecting the eyebrows, anterior scalp, nasolabial folds, ears, axillae and groin.


GP Management

A combination of topical steroids and antifungal agents is generally the most effective.

Topical Steroids

  • Hydrocortisone to the face and flexures
  • Class III steroids to the sternum and scalp

Antifungal Agents (alone or in combination with topical steroids)

  • Nizoral cream – Daktacort, Canesten HC

Shampoos

  • Especially those containing tar or antifungal agents eg Capasal or Nizoral
Referral

Refer if problems with diagnosis or management in primary care.

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