Rosacea is a skin condition often seen in conjunction with seborrheic dermatitis. The condition seems to be genetic and family history has been indicated in a large variety of cases , yet environmental factors appear to be equally important. Statistically, the condition seems to affect women more than men, but it appears more aggressive in...

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The skin is actually composed of various layers, and each layer plays a crucial function in the overall function of the skin as a whole. Issues in each of the skin’s layers can produce a domino effect and can contribute to breakdown in the overall health of the skin. Table of Contents1 The Epidermis1.1 The...

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Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition which affects 1% to 5% of the healthy adult population . With self-reported rates of at least some scalp flaking being closer to 40% . Most affected are immunocompromised individuals. For example, rates as high as 53% have been noted in HIV-1 infected patients . While males seem to...

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Despite the frequency of seborrheic dermatitis, there is still much controversy in the medical community. The controversy includes the underlying causes of seborrheic dermatitis, it’s medical classification and it’s pathogenesis. Some classify it as a cutaneous disease, others as a fungal disease, while others simply classify it as an inflammatory disease. However, the controversy and...

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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition with a tendency to relapse. It has many shared features with seborrheic dermatitis and is believed to be a genetically inherited skin condition, triggered by environmental and immunological factors . Similar to seborrheic dermatitis, it is estimated that 2-3% of world population is affected by the condition . With...

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