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Cradle Cap

Cradle cap

Cite this article as:
Marikar, D. Cradle cap, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:

Cradle cap (infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis) is a self-limiting greasy, scaly rash of unknown cause that most commonly affects the scalps of babies.  Overactive sebaceous glands, maternal hormones and skin yeasts have been suggested as possible causes.