Seborrheic dermatitis

Treating Alopecia in Skin of Color Patients: How to Arrest Loss and Promote Regrowth
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by Edita Newton, MD on
Can you improve your culturally-competent hair loss consultation? Would you like to grow your toolbox for comprehensive alopecia treatment? If so, you are in the right place! Hair loss is a frequent concern for patients visiting the dermatologist, especially in patients with pigmented skin types. Kinky or coiled hair has an innate fragility that makes African Americans especially prone to hair …
More than Splitting Hairs: Diagnosing Alopecia in Skin of Color
Alopecia in SOC
by Edita Newton, MD on
Just as hair types often differ among different ethnicities, the prevalence and presentation of dermatological diseases affecting the hair and scalp can also be diverse. These are attributed to innate hair shaft differences, hair styling practices, genetic influence, and inflammatory co-morbidities.  Differentiating scarring alopecia from other types of hair loss is especially critical in develop …
Seborrheic Dermatitis – Friday Pop Quiz 11/6
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
An infant is referred by their pediatrician for further evaluation of seborrheic dermatitis refractory to standard therapy. What is the most appropriate intervention? A. Prescribe clobetasol solution B. Obtain bacterial culture C. Obtain fungal culture D. Obtain complete blood count E. Obtain skin biopsy To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Br …
Challenging Cases in Skin of Color Patients
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by Nicole Negbenebor, MD on
This year at the 17th Annual Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference (ODAC), Dr Amy McMichael presented the audience with new pearls of advice on how to approach and diagnose complex medical dermatology cases in patients with skin of color. During her session, she addressed the important need for providers to be able to recognize disease in patients of all races. The majority of the glob …
Seborrheic Dermatitis of the Face and Scalp in Skin of Color
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by SUSAN C TAYLOR, MD on
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]January 2019, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) published the article, "Seborrheic Dermatitis in Skin of Color: Clinical Considerations." This article was written by May Elgash BS, Ncoza Dlova MBChB, FCDerm PhD, Temitayo Ogunleye MD, Susan C. Taylor MD. Seborrheic dermatitis (SD) is a skin disorder affecting 3% to 12% of the population. Seborrheic derm …