Seborrhoeic dermatitis Adults get it too. Seborrhoeic eczema is a common, chronic or relapsing form of eczema/dermatitis that mainly affects the scalp and face. There are infantile and adult forms of seborrhoeic eczema. It is sometimes associated with psoriasis (sebopsoriasis). Dandruff (also called ‘pityriasis capitis’) is an uninflamed form of seborrhoeic dermatitis. Dandruff presents as bran-like scaly patches scattered within hair-bearing areas
Did you know Seborrhoeic dermatitis was twice as common as expected in the Gulf veterans? Exposure to various chemicals and stressors maybe the cause. Sufferers of this comsition may visit their local VA clinic for further assessment. Symptoms include drandruff, rashes, redness, itching, flakiness and peeling.