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Pityriasis capitis

MedGen UID:
66365
Concept ID:
C0221244
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Dandruff; Scurf
SNOMED CT: Pityriasis capitis (400201008); Seborrhea capitis (156329007); Seborrheic eczema of scalp (156329007); Seborrheic dermatitis of scalp (156329007); Furfuracea (400201008); Dandruff (400201008)

Definition

Excessive shedding of dry scaly material from the scalp in humans. [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPityriasis capitis

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Jacobs PH
J Am Acad Dermatol 1990 Sep;23(3 Pt 2):549-51. doi: 10.1016/0190-9622(90)70251-c. PMID: 2212170
Aron-Brunetière R, Dompmartin-Pernot D, Drouhet E
Acta Derm Venereol 1977;57(1):77-80. PMID: 74174

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Oyedepo JT, Katibi OS, Adedoyin OT
Pan Afr Med J 2020;36:36. Epub 2020 May 27 doi: 10.11604/pamj.2020.36.36.21089. PMID: 32774612Free PMC Article
Dessinioti C, Katsambas A
Clin Dermatol 2013 Jul-Aug;31(4):343-351. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.01.001. PMID: 23806151
Bilgili SG, Akdeniz N, Karadag AS, Akbayram S, Calka O, Ozkol HU
Genet Couns 2011;22(4):385-92. PMID: 22303799
Herrera-Arellano A, Jiménez-Ferrer E, Vega-Pimentel AM, Martínez-Rivera Mde L, Hernández-Hernández M, Zamilpa A, Tortoriello J
Planta Med 2004 Jun;70(6):483-8. doi: 10.1055/s-2004-827145. PMID: 15241887
Dawber RP
Br J Dermatol 1979 Apr;100(4):417-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.1979.tb01642.x. PMID: 156553

Diagnosis

Niemeyer-van der Kolk T, van der Wall HEC, Balmforth C, Van Doorn MBA, Rissmann R
Br J Clin Pharmacol 2018 Oct;84(10):2178-2193. Epub 2018 Jul 19 doi: 10.1111/bcp.13662. PMID: 29877593Free PMC Article
Dessinioti C, Katsambas A
Clin Dermatol 2013 Jul-Aug;31(4):343-351. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.01.001. PMID: 23806151
Bilgili SG, Akdeniz N, Karadag AS, Akbayram S, Calka O, Ozkol HU
Genet Couns 2011;22(4):385-92. PMID: 22303799
Herrera-Arellano A, Jiménez-Ferrer E, Vega-Pimentel AM, Martínez-Rivera Mde L, Hernández-Hernández M, Zamilpa A, Tortoriello J
Planta Med 2004 Jun;70(6):483-8. doi: 10.1055/s-2004-827145. PMID: 15241887
Conti Diaz IA, Civila E, Veiga R
Mycopathologia 2002;153(2):71-5. doi: 10.1023/a:1014467229089. PMID: 12000128

Therapy

Oyedepo JT, Katibi OS, Adedoyin OT
Pan Afr Med J 2020;36:36. Epub 2020 May 27 doi: 10.11604/pamj.2020.36.36.21089. PMID: 32774612Free PMC Article
Niemeyer-van der Kolk T, van der Wall HEC, Balmforth C, Van Doorn MBA, Rissmann R
Br J Clin Pharmacol 2018 Oct;84(10):2178-2193. Epub 2018 Jul 19 doi: 10.1111/bcp.13662. PMID: 29877593Free PMC Article
Dessinioti C, Katsambas A
Clin Dermatol 2013 Jul-Aug;31(4):343-351. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.01.001. PMID: 23806151
Herrera-Arellano A, Jiménez-Ferrer E, Vega-Pimentel AM, Martínez-Rivera Mde L, Hernández-Hernández M, Zamilpa A, Tortoriello J
Planta Med 2004 Jun;70(6):483-8. doi: 10.1055/s-2004-827145. PMID: 15241887
CASPERS AP
Can Med Assoc J 1958 Jul 15;79(2):113-8. PMID: 13561213Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Paz-Alvarez M, Fung Tang C, Pudney PD, Lane ME
Int J Pharm 2024 Mar 25;653:123886. Epub 2024 Feb 7 doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2024.123886. PMID: 38331330
Dessinioti C, Katsambas A
Clin Dermatol 2013 Jul-Aug;31(4):343-351. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.01.001. PMID: 23806151
Aron-Brunetière R, Dompmartin-Pernot D, Drouhet E
Acta Derm Venereol 1977;57(1):77-80. PMID: 74174

Clinical prediction guides

Paz-Alvarez M, Fung Tang C, Pudney PD, Lane ME
Int J Pharm 2024 Mar 25;653:123886. Epub 2024 Feb 7 doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2024.123886. PMID: 38331330
Herrera-Arellano A, López-Villegas EO, Rodríguez-Tovar AV, Zamilpa A, Jiménez-Ferrer E, Tortoriello J, Martínez-Rivera MA
Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 2013;10(3):410-7. Epub 2013 Apr 12 PMID: 24146467Free PMC Article
Dessinioti C, Katsambas A
Clin Dermatol 2013 Jul-Aug;31(4):343-351. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2013.01.001. PMID: 23806151
Herrera-Arellano A, Martínez-Rivera Mde L, Hernández-Cruz M, López-Villegas EO, Rodríguez-Tovar AV, Alvarez L, Marquina-Bahena S, Navarro-García VM, Tortoriello J
Planta Med 2007 Dec;73(15):1568-73. Epub 2007 Dec 3 doi: 10.1055/s-2007-993744. PMID: 18058612

Recent systematic reviews

Niemeyer-van der Kolk T, van der Wall HEC, Balmforth C, Van Doorn MBA, Rissmann R
Br J Clin Pharmacol 2018 Oct;84(10):2178-2193. Epub 2018 Jul 19 doi: 10.1111/bcp.13662. PMID: 29877593Free PMC Article

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