Definition of Eczema, allergic contact
Eczema, allergic contact: A red, itchy, weepy reaction that occurs where the skin has come into contact with a substance that the immune system recognizes as foreign, such as poison ivy or certain preservatives in creams and lotions. Also known as allergic contact dermatitis.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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