Why is patient reassurance and education important in the treatment 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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Reassurance and education about possible underlying factors and the time course of the disease are critical. These measures help the patient to cope with the disfiguring character of the disease and help to minimize the risk of recurrences.


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