facial eczema


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facial eczema

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(Veterinary Science) a disease of sheep and cattle, occurring in warm areas of North Island, New Zealand. It is caused by a fungus, Pithomyces chartarum, and causes impairment of liver function and reddening, itching, scab formation, and swelling of the skin, esp on the face
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It took away my razor rash, recurring redness and eased my slight facial eczema.
Dr Stephen Kownacki, GP and Chair of the Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS) commented: "In the management of atopic eczema, not every treatment is suitable for every situation, including facial eczema where many patients are wary of using steroids.