What are the treatment options for perioral dermatitis (POD)?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Hans J Kammler, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Anti-inflammatory systemic and/or topical therapy similar to that used for rosacea is required. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been reported to be helpful for perioral dermatitis (POD), [13] although large studies have not yet been performed.


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