Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis

Also called eczema

Atopic dermatitis: This disease often appears before a child's first birthday and causes itchy skin that is red, warm, and tender.

This is a common skin disease in children. It is so common that people have given it a few names:

  • Eczema (name most people use).
  • Dermatitis.
  • Atopic (a-top-ic) eczema.
  • Atopic dermatitis.

To avoid confusion, we’ll use the medical term atopic dermatitis.


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