A 24-year-old male asked:
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Dyshidrotic Eczema is not linked to Asthma. Only Atopic Eczema is linked to Asthma( hence the term "Atopic March") Is this correct?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes that's correct: atopic march explains natural history of allergy progression in atopic individuals, while dyshidrotic eczema is different usually has no known cause, and treatment is different, but an individual can have the condition and have asthma too as two separate conditions not necessarily linked
Answered on Jul 15, 2015

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