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Eczema

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A 3 months old infant is having thick scales on scalp with dandruff. Erythematous scaly lesions on nasolabial folds are also present. Diagnosis is - (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A Atopic dermatitis

B Seborrheic dermatitis

C Xerotic eczema

D Napkin dermatitis

Ans. B
i.e., Seborrhic dermatitis

a. Information in this question are :-

i. 3 months old infant

ii. Erythematous scaly lesions

iii. Thick scales on scalp ~ Indicates cradle cap

iv. Lesions on nasolabial folds

v. Dandruff

b. All these information (in combination) suggest the diagnosis of Infantile seborrheic dermatitis.

c. Besides seborrheic dermatitis, no other diseases given in options will have scalp lesions and dermatitis.

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