Last updated:10-20-2008
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Definition and causes

Scaly occurs when skull skin cells grow faster than normal. All the excess skin cells become so afstødt from the skin and fall off - this is seen as scaly. Scaly formation may be due to psoriasis, but in most cases it's because a very mild form of scaly furnishing eczema (seboroisk dermatitis). The vast majority of people have experienced that have scalings in shorter or longer periods and only a portion of these will have other symptoms of scaly furnishing eczema.

Scales of this type occurs as furnishing scaly eczema because of the fungusPityrosporum Ovale(also calledM. Furfur) As every human being on the skin. In some people have better conditions, the fungus (it may be hereditary) and they will be easier to develop scale and eczema. Arp (scaly furnishing eczema in children) is also due to this fungus.

Symptoms of scaly

Lene scales can be eitherdryandklidagtigeor morestickyandcoherent. Other symptoms of scaly eczema are payingred, greasy, itchyandscaly furnishingskinin the face, around the nose and ears and top of the chest and back.

Treatment of scaly

Sunlight improves mode, but be careful, too much sunlight is not healthy, see sunscreen. In light cases can be a scaly shampoo. The effective types available at the pharmacy (ketoconazole-shampoo). Some severe cases can be managed with steroid cream. For more information about the scale and treatment of scales, see also hårskæl and scaly eczema.




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