July 24, 2016

Allergy (Allergies)

Eczema (atopic dermatitis)

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a condition commonly found in infants. It tends to occur in individuals at risk for other allergic conditions (asthma and allergic rhinitis) but is not usually caused by direct allergen exposure. The rash results from a complicated inflammatory process. Common features include the following:

  • Dry skin associated with significant itching
  • Involvement of the face, behind the elbows, and behind knees, though the rash can occur anywhere Continue Reading
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Reviewed on 4/18/2016