Differential diagnosis


Acute seborrheic dermatitis mimicking SLE malar rash.

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Clinical Background:

A 37 year old patient with seborrheic dermatitis: intense erythema and fine-yellow scaling on the forehead, nose, malar area and scalp. Good response to topical ketoconazole, a weak corticosteroid cream and subsequent sun-exposure.



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