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  • n. A form of dermatitis that occurs in infants and is characterized by heavy yellow crusted lesions on the scalp.

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  • n. A form of seborrheic dermatitis that occurs on the scalp of infants

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  • n. a dermatitis of the scalp that is common in infants


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  • Name given to the yellowish, greasy scaly patches appearing on the scalp of young babies.

    June 21, 2008