Definition of Seborrheic eczema

1. Noun. A chronic skin disease associated with seborrhea and greasy scales on the scalp or eyelids or other parts of the skin.

Exact synonyms: Seborrheic Dermatitis
Generic synonyms: Dermatitis



Medical Definition of Seborrheic eczema

1. A form of inflammatory skin rash that results from an over activity of the sebaceous glands in the skin. Treatment often includes a mild hydrocortisone-containing cream. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seborrheic Eczema

sebific
sebiparous
sebkha
sebkhas
sebo-
sebocyte
sebocytes
sebolith
seborrhea
seborrheal
seborrheas
seborrheic
seborrheic blepharoconjunctivitis
seborrheic dermatitis
seborrheic dermatosis
seborrheic eczema (current term)
seborrheic keratosis
seborrheic verruca
seborrheic wart
seborrhoea
seborrhoea adiposa
seborrhoea capitis
seborrhoea corporis
seborrhoea furfuracea
seborrhoea nigra
seborrhoea sicca
seborrhoeal
seborrhoeic
sebum

Literary usage of Seborrheic eczema

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Special Pathology and Therapeutics of the Diseases of Domestic Animals by Ferenc Hutyra, Josef Marek (1913)
"To what class seborrheic eczema belongs has not yet been determined. ... The same author considers seborrheic eczema to be related to psoriasis, ..."

2. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"Psoriasis was included by Unna under the heading of seborrheic eczema because in the first place he found the changes in the epidermis already referred to ..."

3. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1909)
"seborrheic eczema begins insidiously upon the scalp, and generally first attracts ... Thus three varieties of seborrheic eczema are differentiated. ..."

4. Treatise on Diseases of the Skin for the Use of Advanced Students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1914)
"Of the 4 or 5 cases that I have met with in the past several years, a few were closely simulative, clinically, of a mild seborrheic eczema, with some ..."

5. Treatment of the diseases of children by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1909)
"In children, seborrheic eczema, according to my observation, is comparatively unusual in other portions of the body. Associated with the seborrhea of the ..."

6. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1918)
"In children seborrheic eczema, according to my observation, is comparatively unusual in other portions of the body, although by extension of the seborrhea ..."

7. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology by William Allen Pusey (1917)
"From seborrheic eczema of these parts it differs in its sharply defined borders, the greater and more diffuse infiltration of the surface, less tendency to ..."

8. Diseases of the skin and the eruptive fevers by Jay Frank Schamberg (1921)
"The lesions of seborrheic eczema lack the silvery scales of psoriasis and ... In seborrheic eczema of the chest sulphur in vaselin, forty to sixty grains to ..."

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