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Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Diagnosis (Dandruff Diagnosis)

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Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Diagnosis

Psoriasis usually involves the knees, elbows, trunk, and nails. It presents as silvery-white scales.

Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Diagnosis

Atopic Dermatitis usually appears after 3 months of age-associated with intense itching involving the scalp, cheeks, knees, and elbows. In older age, it involves the folds. Usually a family history of dermatitis(eczema), asthma, or allergic rhinitis. It usually self resolves by the age of 12 years.

Tinea Capitis is commonly seen in children associated with hair loss. Fungal culture and KOH are usually positive.

Rosacea is most commonly seen on the face along with telangiectasis (broken blood vessels) and mild scaling (dryness). These people develop redness of the face is seen on having hot drinks, spicy food, or sun exposure.

Systemic lupus erythematosus in the early stage of the disease presents as a butterfly rash on the face sparing the nose bridge or the nasolabial fold along with other signs of SLE. The skin is usually sun-sensitive(photosensitive). Skin biopsy and serological testing can help in confirming the Seborrhoeic Dermatitis Diagnosis.

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