ECZEMA

The most common form of this chronic, noncontagious skin disorder is atopic dermatitis, which is characterized by itchy, red, scaly patches that often show up on the inner elbows, behind the knees, and around the neck and eyes. Prevalent in young children, it's increasingly diagnosed in adults—especially those with a family history of the conditio...
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Eczema

See dermatitis.
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Eczema

(also called atopic dermatitis) a skin disorder that is characterized by itching, scaling, thickening of the skin, and is usually located on the face, elbows, knees, and arms.
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Eczema

a skin disorder that is characterized by itching, scaling, thickening of the skin, and is usually located on the face, elbows, knees, and arms.
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Eczema

Also called Atopic Dermatitis, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that results in itching, scaling, and thickening of the skin, often associated with pruritus or burning.
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Eczema

also called atopic dermatitis, eczema is marked by itching, scaling and thickening skin, usually around the face, elbows or knees.
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eczema

[n] - generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin
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eczema

a condition characterised by dry, irritated skin
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Eczema

A skin disease characterised by erythema (redness), pruritus (itching), desquamation (scaling).
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Eczema

inflammation of the skin, usually causing itchiness and sometimes blisters and scaling; may be caused by allergies, but often occurs for no apparent reason
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Eczema

A skin rash characterized by itching, scaling, swelling, blistering, and oozing of the skin
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Eczema

A chronic dermatitis, more common in those with thin skin or allergies of an atopic or IgE-mediated type, and often clearly and distinctly aggravated by emotional stress.
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Eczema

Our Eczema Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Eczema Eczema: A particular type of inflammatory reaction of the skin in which there are typically vesicles (tiny blister-like raised areas) in the first stage followed by erythema (reddening), edema (swelling), papules (bumps), and crusting of the skin followed...
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Eczema

Ec'ze·ma noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'e`kzema ; 'ek out + zei^n to boil.] (Medicine) An inflammatory disease of the skin, characterized by the presence of redness and itching, an eruption of small vesicles, and the discharge of a watery exudation, which often d...
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eczema

<dermatology> A pruritic papulovesicular dermatitis occurring as a reaction to many endogenous and exogenous agents. ... It is characterised in the acute stage by erythema, oedema associated with a serous exudate between the cells of the epidermis (spongiosis) and an inflammatory infiltrate in the dermis, oosing and vesiculation and crusting ...
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eczema

noun generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
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eczema

(ek´zә-mә) a superficial inflammatory process involving primarily the epidermis, marked early by redness, itching, minute papules and vesicles, weeping, oozing, and crusting, and later by scaling, lichenification, and often pigmentation. This is a common allergic reaction in children, and it may also occur i...
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Eczema

• (n.) An inflammatory disease of the skin, characterized by the presence of redness and itching, an eruption of small vesicles, and the discharge of a watery exudation, which often dries up, leaving the skin covered with crusts; -- called also tetter, milk crust, and salt rheum.
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eczema

(Gr. ekzein to boil out) a pruritic papulovesicular dermatitis occurring as a reaction to many endogenous and exogenous agents, characterized in the acute stage by erythema, edema associated with a serous exudate between the cells of the epidermis (spongiosis) and an inflammatory infiltrate in the dermis, oozing and vesiculation, and crusting and s...
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eczema

A form of dermatitis, usually with redness and scaling. Eczema is often familial, being worst in childhood, and is associated with hay fever and asthma.
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Eczema

A non-contagious allergic skin condition that is characterized by dry, itching skin. The itching that accompanies eczema often leads to scratching. The scratching them produces weeping, infected skin. The weeping and crusted skin is what doctors refer to as eczema. Sufficent scratching will produce a thickened, rough skin that is a characteristic o...
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eczema

eczema (ek'sumu) , acute or chronic skin disease characterized by redness, itching, serum-filled blisters, crusting, and scaling. Predisposing factors are familial history of allergic disorders (hay fever, asthma, or eczema) and sensitivity to contact allergens or certain foods. The condition is...
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Eczema

Eczema is an inflammatory skin disease.
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eczema

Type: Term Pronunciation: ek′zĕ-mă, eg′zĕ-mă, eg-zē′mă Definitions: 1. Generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin, particularly with vesiculation in the acute stage, typically erythematous, edematous, papular, and crusting; followed often by lichenification and scaling and occasionally by du...
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eczema

Inflammatory skin condition, a form of dermatitis, marked by dryness, rashes, itching, the formation of blisters, and the exudation of fluid. It may be allergic in origin and is sometimes complicated by infection
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