Atopic dermatitis

Also called atopic eczema  which starts early in childhood but continues in the adult affecting the hands and feet, while in children it affects mostly the back of knee and front of olbow. Although the cause is unknown it is believed to have hereditary overlay. Scratching worsens the condition   and they tend to have increased risk of skin infections  and many develop  hay fever or asthma.

                                               

 


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Electronic School of Medicine
Creator: Oluwole Ogunranti

 


Electronic School of Medicine
Creator: Oluwole  Ogunranti