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[″ + Gr. rhoia, flow]
A disease of the sebaceous glands marked by an increase in the amount, and often an alteration of the quality, of the fats secreted by the sebaceous glands.
Mild dandruff, a type of seborrhea, may be treated with a shampoo containing selenium sulfide or sulfur. Severe seborrhea is treated with a lotion or cream containing corticosteroids, rubbed into the affected areas two or three times a day.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Seborrhea." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732903/all/seborrhea.
Seborrhea. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732903/all/seborrhea. Accessed June 10, 2023.
Seborrhea. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732903/all/seborrhea
Seborrhea [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 10]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732903/all/seborrhea.
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