Perioral dermatitis in children receiving budesonide inhalation therapy.
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Topically applied corticosteroids is a known provoking factor in childhood perioral dermatitis. In recent years inhalation corticosteroids have obtained status as first line therapy of asthma in children. We present two characteristic cases of perioral dermatitis that developed during asthma treatment with budesonide using a nebulizer connected with a mask. In the severe cases treatment with oral erythromycin or topical metronidazole gel may be considered.