Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Seborrhea Capitis Symptoms

Symptoms of cradle cap include:

  • Child rash on the scalp:
    • Mild scalp redness
    • Yellow scales
    • Oily skin
    • Clear crusty scabs
  • Scalp rash may also involve the eyelids, ears and the nose

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Last Updated: May 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Seborrhea Capitis References
  1. Cohen S. Should we treat infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis with topical antifungals or topical steroids? Arch Dis Child. 2004 Mar;89(3):288-9. [14977719]
  2. Janniger CK. Infantile seborrheic dermatitis: an approach to cradle cap. Cutis. 1993 Apr;51(4):233-5. [8477601]
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