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Author: Hon A/Prof Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand, February 2016.
Patients may present with a skin problem they believe to be confined to the scalp. A full medical and focussed cutaneous history should be followed by brief examination of relevant sites.
The most common scalp symptoms are:
Itch may be associated with the majority of skin conditions in the scalp. Soreness is less frequent.
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