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Perioral Dermatitis Summary

Description: A papular eruption of unknown etiology that progresses to residual papular erythema and scaling usually confined to the area of the mouth, and almost exclusively occurring in young women. It may also be localized or extend to involve the eyelids and adjacent glabella area of the forehead (periocular dermatitis). (Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Dermatitis, Perioral; Dermatitides, Periocular; Dermatitides, Perioral; Periocular Dermatitides; Perioral Dermatitides Show All >>

Networked: 93 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 11 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Perioral Dermatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. pimecrolimus (Elidel) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 4 results : FDA 2
  2. Metronidazole (Metric) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 70 Generic
  3. azelaic acid (Azelex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  4. Minocycline (Cyclops) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 25 Generic
  5. Tacrolimus (Prograf) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 7 Generic
  6. Tetracyclines : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  8. Praziquantel (Biltricide) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  9. Dapsone : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 3
  10. Allergens : 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Perioral Dermatitis

  1. Rosacea (Acne Rosacea)
  2. Pityriasis
  3. Eczema
  4. Irritant Dermatitis
  5. Intertrigo
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Key Therapies for Perioral Dermatitis

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Orthognathic Surgery : 1 result
  3. Skin Care : 1 result
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 result
  5. Therapeutics : 1 result
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