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June 1955

SODIUM SULFACETAMIDE FOR SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS

AMA Arch Derm. 1955;71(6):724. doi:10.1001/archderm.1955.01540300046011
Abstract

The topical use of sodium sulfacetamide for seborrheic dermatitis has been favorably reported on by Duemling,1 who employed sodium sulfacetamide2 both in an ointment base and as a soap.

This study reports on the use of a cream type, greaseless lotion of 10% sodium sulfacetamide.*

METHOD

Conditions included in this study were seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp and of the glabrous skin, seborrheic overactivity, acne vulgaris, rosacea, and various pyodermas.

Patients were given no medication other than sodium sulfacetamide lotion. Shampoo with Castile soap, at

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