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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.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis of scalp
Atopic dermatitis of scalp
Discoid lupus erythematosus of scalp
Folliculitis keloidalis nuchae
Erosive pustular dermatosis
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