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What is seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp?

Related Topics: Scalp, Seborrheic Dermatitis
 

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Dandruff is a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis, but in addition to scaly skin flakes, a person with more severe forms of seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp will have reddening of the skin. Excessive sebum from the oil glands of the skin (particularly the scalp and face) is a key feature, giving the skin a greasy look and feel. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it is common in people with oily skin or hair, acne, or psoriasis.

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