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Seborrheic Dermatitis Summary

Description: A chronic inflammatory disease of the skin with unknown etiology. It is characterized by moderate ERYTHEMA, dry, moist, or greasy (SEBACEOUS GLAND) scaling and yellow crusted patches on various areas, especially the scalp, that exfoliate as dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis is common in children and adolescents with HIV INFECTIONS.

Also Known As: Dermatitis, Seborrheic; Dermatitis Seborrheica; Dermatitides, Seborrheic; Seborrheic Dermatitides; Seborrhea

Networked: 453 relevant articles (78 outcomes, 70 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Seborrheic Dermatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. ciclopirox (Loprox) : 12 outcomes 10 studies in 16 results : FDA 28 Generic
  2. pimecrolimus (Elidel) : 9 outcomes 6 studies in 17 results : FDA 2
  3. Ketoconazole (Nizoral) : 7 outcomes 11 studies in 38 results : FDA 20 Generic
  4. Metronidazole (Metric) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 7 results : FDA 70 Generic
  5. sertaconazole : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 6 results : FDA 1
  6. Fluconazole (Zonal) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : FDA 41 Generic
  7. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 23 results : IBA
  8. zinc pyrithione (ZPT) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 7 results : FDA 1
  9. Itraconazole (Sporanox) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : FDA 6 Generic
  10. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : FDA 176 Generic
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Diseases Related to Seborrheic Dermatitis

  1. Acne Vulgaris
  2. Hirsutism
  3. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)
  4. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
  5. Skin Diseases
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Key Therapies for Seborrheic Dermatitis

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  1. Off-Label Use : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  2. Skin Care : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Organ Transplantation : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Contraception (Birth Control) : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Traction : 4 results
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