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Generalized seborrheic dermatitis

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Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Generalised seborrheic dermatitis; Generalised seborrheic eczema; Generalized seborrheic eczema
SNOMED CT: Generalized seborrheic dermatitis (1251359008)
HPO: HP:0007569


Seborrheic dermatitis that is not localized to any one particular region. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVGeneralized seborrheic dermatitis

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Complement component 5 deficiency
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Disease or Syndrome
A rare genetic disorder with an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance. It is caused by the ineffective or decreased biosynthesis of the fifth complement component, C5. C5 deficiency may also be acquired acutely post-infection. If C5 is adequately synthesized, its rapid depletion may result in a functional deficiency. Clinical signs of the inherited deficiency present within the second decade of life and are consistent with the signs of recurrent systemic infection. Deficiency of serum C5 and its major cleavage product, C5b, a component of the membrane attack complex, increases susceptibility to Neisserial infections.

Professional guidelines


Villalon-Gomez JM
Am Fam Physician 2018 Jan 1;97(1):38-44. PMID: 29365241
Ang-Tiu CU, Meghrajani CF, Maano CC
Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 2012 Jan;5(1):91-7. doi: 10.1586/ecp.11.68. PMID: 22142161
Johnson BA, Nunley JR
Am Fam Physician 2000 May 1;61(9):2703-10, 2713-4. PMID: 10821151

Recent clinical studies


Kim HJ, Lim YS, Choi HY, Myung KB
Cutis 2001 Jan;67(1):52-4. PMID: 11204605


Kim HJ, Lim YS, Choi HY, Myung KB
Cutis 2001 Jan;67(1):52-4. PMID: 11204605

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