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seborrehic dermatitis

Michael H Gold, Tancy Bridges, Edward V Avakian, Stefan Plaum, Alan B Fleischer, Bhushan Hardas
Topical antifungal treatment is a mainstay of therapy for Seborrehic Dermatitis (SD). Although the amidazole and ciclopyridine antifungals have been extensively studied, few clinical efficacy data are available for topical allylamine therapy in SD. The objective of this open-label exploratory study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of natifine HCl 1% gel applied twice daily for 4 weeks, as topical treatment of moderate SD of the scalp. Nine subjects (5 men, 4 women) with a mean age of 56 (33-81) years with SD of the scalp were enrolled and made 4 visits to the site...
April 2012: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology: JDD
Adebola O Ogunbiyi, Yinka Omigbodun, Eme Owoaje
UNLABELLED: Physiological and structural changes of the pilosebaceous unit occur typically in adolescence leading to increase in sebaceous and apocrine secretions. Common disorders in this age group usually include acne vulgaris and infections with yeast organisms especially in a tropical climate. OBJECTIVE: It has been suggested that some disorders are more prevalent in adolescents in the western world when compared to the developing ones. METHOD: We looked at the prevalence of skin disorders in secondary school children in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria...
April 2009: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
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