Often, seborrheic dermatitis is associated with greasy scales because of the heavy sebum production. For a baby, this condition is commonly referred to as cradle cap. Your infant may have crusty or oily patches along with white or yellow scales. This same type of crusting can also appear on parts of the face including the eyebrows, eyelids, nose, or ears. The armpits, chest, and groin areas may also become infected with seborrheic dermatitis in older people.
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