Dermatitis

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Dermatitis
SynonymsEczema
Dermatitis2015.jpg
A moderate case of dermatitis of the hands
SpecialtyDermatology
SymptomsItchiness, red skin, rash[1]
ComplicationsSkin infection[2]
Uisual onsetChildhood[1][2]
CausesAtopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, stasis dermatitis[1][2]
Diagnostic methodBased on symptom[1]
Seemilar condeetionsScabies, psoriasis, dermatitis herpetiformis, lichen simplex chronicus[3]
TreatmentMoisturizers, steroid creams, antihistamines[2][4]
Frequency245 million (2015)[5]

Dermatitis, awso kent as eczema, is a group o diseases that results in inflammation o the skin.[1] These diseases are characterized bi itchiness, red skin an a rash. In cases o short duration, there mey be wee blisters, while in lang-term cases the skin mey become thickened. The arie o skin involved can vary frae smaw tae the enteer body.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Nedorost, Susan T. (2012). Generalized Dermatitis in Clinical Practice (in Inglis). Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 1–3, 9, 13–14. ISBN 9781447128977. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Handout on Health: Atopic Dermatitis (A type of eczema)". NIAMS. May 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 30 May 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2016. 
  3. Ferri, Fred F. (2010). Ferri's differential diagnosis : a practical guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms, signs, and clinical disorders (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Mosby. p. Chapter D. ISBN 978-0323076999. 
  4. McAleer, MA; Flohr, C; Irvine, AD (23 July 2012). "Management of difficult and severe eczema in childhood". BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.). 345: e4770. doi:10.1136/bmj.e4770. hdl:2262/75991. PMID 22826585. 
  5. GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. 388 (10053): 1545–1602. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6. PMC 5055577Freely accessible. PMID 27733282.