Seborrheic Dermatitis (cause of hair loss)

Scaly hairline plaque extending backward onto scalp

Distinguish from Seb Derm from Psoriasis:
  • Greasy = Seborrheic Derm /  silver-white scales = Psoriasis
  • Seborrheic Derm often descends to the eyebrows & cheeks
  • Psoriasis may also be elsewhere (extensor elbows, knees, heels, sacrum)
Treat both with topical Steroids
  • Also topical anti-fungals for Seb Derm

If Seb Derm, recommend HIV test