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Assessing Biophysical and Physiological Profiles of Scalp Seborrheic Dermatitis in the Thai Population

Table 3

Biophysical properties among various severity of scalp seborrheic dermatitis cases and control.

VariablesMild (n = 14)Moderate (n = 16)Severe (n = 12)Control (n = 40)P value

Age, years
 mean ± SD33.5 (5.5)36.1 (6.9)34.9 (6.4)32.4 (6.6)0.24
Sex
 male:female6:85:114:812:280.84
Duration of disease, years
 median (range)4 (1-10)3.5 (1-11)4 (1-9)-0.96
TEWL, g/h/m2
 mean ± SD13.52 ± 4.6513.89 ± 4.9114.25 ± 5.2411.66 ± 3.930.16
SCH, units
 mean ± SD6.25 ± 1.245.91 ± 1.195.46 ± 1.256.42 ± 1.920.25
pH
 mean ± SD4.92 ± 0.465.05 ± 0.654.94 ± 0.515.19 ± 0.620.56
Skin surface lipid, units
 mean ± SD32.41 ± 6.5235.19 ± 7.9535.93 ± 6.9929.56 ± 6.35<0.05
Roughness, units
 mean ± SD11.26 ± 3.2511.91 ± 3.6511.46 ± 3.5910.85 ± 2.610.66

SCH, stratum corneum hydration; TEWL, transepidermal water loss. : statistically significant.

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