Seborrheic Dermatitis (Cradle Cap)
What is seborrheic dermatitis (cradle cap)?
|What causes cradle cap?|
|The exact cause of this skin condition is not known.|
What does cradle cap look like?
|The following are the most common signs and symptoms of cradle cap. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms include dry or greasy scales on the scalp.|
How is cradle cap diagnosed?
|Cradle cap is usually diagnosed based on physical examination of your child. The rash involved with cradle cap is unique and can usually be diagnosed simply on physical examination.|
Treatment for cradle cap:
|Specific treatment for cradle cap will be determined by your child's physician based on:|
Although the condition responds to treatment, it may recur. Treatment is usually effective in helping symptoms and may include:
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