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Papules, Scales, Plaques and Eruptions

Picture of Perioral Dermatitis

Picture of Perioral Dermatitis

Perioral dermatitis is a red, scaly, itchy rash that occurs around the mouth. The photo depicts a child who has the condition. The outbreak was triggered by the application of topical steroids to the perioral area.

Image Source: Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: "Perioral Dermatitis"