n South African Medical Journal - Quality of life in patients with seborrhoeicdermatitis in KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa : correspondence

Volume 106, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Skin diseases may have a severe effect on the quality of life (QOL) of affected individuals, but their impact has rarely been investigated in the developing world. In South Africa, there have been no studies conducted on patients with seborrhoeic dermatitis (SD). A cross-sectional study was undertaken in the ILembe District, KwaZulu-Natal Province, assessing the QOL of patients presenting with SD, correlating clinical severity and demographic parameters.

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