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Atopic dermatitis in children

Atopic dermatitis in children
Atopic dermatitis in children
Complications of atopic dermatitis
Complications of atopic dermatitis
Common affected areas (children)

Common affected areas (children)

Chronic atopic dermatitis (AD) can cause patches of thickened skin. The thickened skin is also called lichenified, and the process is called lichenification. Lichenified skin may be darker or lighter than surrounding, unaffected skin.
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Atopic dermatitis in children

Atopic dermatitis in children

In children, AD frequently appears as a rash on the inside creases of the elbows or knees, the neck, wrists, ankles, and/or the crease between the buttocks and the thighs.
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Complications of atopic dermatitis

Complications of atopic dermatitis

Eczema herpeticum can cause red, dome-shaped bumps or blisters that may rupture to form open sores. Affected areas often include the face, neck, and upper trunk.
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Complications of atopic dermatitis

Complications of atopic dermatitis

Eczema herpeticum can cause red, dome-shaped bumps or blisters that may rupture to form open sores. Affected areas often include the face, neck, and upper trunk.
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Other types of dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrheic eczema, appears as a rash on areas of the body with a lot of oil-producing glands, including the scalp, upper back, and nose. Seborrheic dermatitis can cause redness, itchiness, greasy skin, crusty or flaky skin, or swelling.
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Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrheic eczema, appears as a rash on areas of the body with a lot of oil-producing glands, including the scalp, upper back, and nose. Seborrheic dermatitis can cause redness, itchiness, greasy skin, crusty or flaky skin, or swelling.
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Commonly affected areas in children

Commonly affected areas in children
Commonly affected areas in children
Commonly affected areas in children
Commonly affected areas in children

Commonly affected areas in children

In the childhood stage of AD, which is considered from age 2 until puberty, the areas of skin affected become less weepy and more thickened (also called lichenified). The affected areas also change: children with AD experience the condition on the interior, or flexor, surfaces of the knees and elbows. AD in children can also affect the neck, hands, feet, wrists, ankles, and the skin around the mouth or around the eyes.
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Commonly affected areas in children

Commonly affected areas in children

In the childhood stage of AD, which is considered from age 2 until puberty, the areas of skin affected become less weepy and more thickened (also called lichenified). The affected areas also change: children with AD experience the condition on the interior, or flexor, surfaces of the knees and elbows. AD in children can also affect the neck, hands, feet, wrists, ankles, and the skin around the mouth or around the eyes.
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Commonly affected areas in children

Commonly affected areas in children

In the childhood stage of AD, which is considered from age 2 until puberty, the areas of skin affected become less weepy and more thickened (also called lichenified). The affected areas also change: children with AD experience the condition on the interior, or flexor, surfaces of the knees and elbows. AD in children can also affect the neck, hands, feet, wrists, ankles, and the skin around the mouth or around the eyes.
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Atopic dermatitis in babies

Atopic dermatitis in babies
Atopic dermatitis in babies

Atopic dermatitis in babies

AD makes the skin dry, itchy, and scaly, and there may also be areas that bubble up and ooze fluid. AD ranges in severity from mild to severe. AD causes a significant itch, and scratching can cause sleep disturbances and lead to increased risk of infection.
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