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  1. cradle cap(noun)

    a dermatitis of the scalp that is common in infants


  1. cradle cap(Noun)

    A form of seborrheic dermatitis that occurs on the scalp of infants


  1. Cradle cap

    Cradle cap is a yellowish, patchy, greasy, scaly and crusty skin rash that occurs on the scalp of recently born babies. It is usually not itchy, and does not bother the baby. Cradle cap most commonly begins sometime in the first 3 months. Similar symptoms in older children are more likely to be dandruff than cradle cap. The rash is often prominent around the ear, the eyebrows or the eyelids. It may appear in other locations as well, where it is called seborrhoeic dermatitis rather than cradle cap. Some countries use the term pityriasis capitis for cradle cap. It is extremely common, with about half of all babies affected. Most of them have a mild version of the disorder. Severe cradle cap is rare.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cradle cap in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cradle cap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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