What is the role of topical steroids in the etiology of perioral dermatitis (POD)?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Hans J Kammler, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Often, long-term use of topical steroids for minor or even undiagnosed skin alterations precedes the development of perioral dermatitis.


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