atopic eczema


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Noun1.atopic eczema - a severe form of dermatitis characterized by atopyatopic eczema - a severe form of dermatitis characterized by atopy
dermatitis - inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters
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Ethan was born prematurely at 27 weeks and has since been diagnosed with chronic lung disease, various allergies as well as atopic eczema - which all blight his young life.
Atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema is the most common type of eczema.
Atopic eczema (synonym atopic dermatitis) is a chronic inflammatory, itchy skin condition characterised by exacerbations and remissions (NICE 2007), which affects 20 per cent of children in the UK (Williams et al 1999).
Failure of oral zinc supplementation in atopic eczema.
Atopic eczema is in your genes, and often goes hand-in-hand with hay fever and asthma.
The intensely itchy rash that is typical of atopic eczema usually appears first in infancy and often disappears later in childhood.
Atopic in the term atopic eczema is simply an indicator of the frequent association of this condition with atopy and the need to separate this clinical phenotype from other forms of eczema.
conventional therapy in usual care of atopic eczema in children: long-term medical and economic outcomes.
Atopic eczema, the most common form, affects about 10-20% of schoolchildren and 3-5% of adults in the UK and is becoming increasingly common.
Summary: Atopic eczema is also known as dry skin eczema and childhood eczema.
In a multivariate analysis, children of mothers who smoked at least five cigarettes a day tended to have lower odds for suffering from allergic rhino-conjunctivitis, allergic asthma, atopic eczema and food allergy, compared to children of mothers who had never smoked.
First up is four-year-old Jack, who suffers from atopic eczema, meaning his skin is itchy and cracked.