On this page. Pityriasis capitis, or ‘dandruff’, is a non-inflamed form of seborrhoeic dermatitis of the scalp. If there is any doubt, skin biopsy or fungal culture may be required. Psoriasis (of the scalp, face or chest): this may look similar to or may overlap with SD. In the 1900’s dermatologists employed Dermabrasion to improve acne scarring and fat microtransfer was used to fill in cutaneous defects. Dermatologists recognize most skin diseases based on their appearance, distribution on the body and behavior with time. The use of natural or synthetic cosmetics to treat the appearance of the face and condition of the skin (such as pore control and black head cleansing) is common among many cultures. Excessive flaking can also be a symptom of seborrhoeic dermatitis, psoriasis, fungal infection or excoriation associated with infestation of head lice. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema). Ocular rosacea, inflammatory eye condition less common. Several species of fungi that can invade skin or nail, especially if integrity of skin is compromised. Fungal infection that causes patches of flaky, light, dark skin to develop on the trunk of body. uncommon condition cured by application of antifungal ointments. Many disorders cause nail deformities: psoriasis, lichen planus, chronic paraonychia-nail separate from underlying skin.
Select Page. Dermatitis is not an age specific disorder and can appear on any one and can appear anywhere on the body, although as mentioned above, it is most often seen on legs, feet, arms and ears. Pityriasis rosea and chronic dermatitis of any type may be scaly.