Seborrheic Dermatitis (cont.)

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What is the prognosis of seborrheic dermatitis?

Since seborrheic dermatitis generally is not associated with any serious problems, one way of looking at prognosis would be optimistically. On the other hand, although treatment almost always results in an excellent response, it is unlikely to result in any durable, permanent resolution of the disease.

Can seborrheic dermatitis be prevented?

Seborrheic dermatitis is not preventable.

REFERENCE:

Stefanaki, I., and A. Katsambas. "Therapeutic Update on Seborrheic Dermatitis." Skin Therapy Lett. 15.5 May 2010: 1-4.


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