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seborrheic dermatitis

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A dermatitis that is an inflammatory skin condition resulting in flaky, white to yellowish scales on oily areas such as the scalp or inside the ear, which is caused due to a combination of an over production of skin oil and irritation from a yeast Malassezia furfur. The symptoms include itching, skin lesions and scales, redness, plaques and hair loss. [ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ontology/webulous#OPPL_pattern ]

Synonyms: seborrhoeic eczema, seborrhoea, skin seborrheic, seborrhea

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