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Atopic dermatitis! what is it?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Allergy

Atopia means allergy.
Dermatitis means skin rash. It's simply an allergic skin rash.

In brief: Allergy

Atopia means allergy.
Dermatitis means skin rash. It's simply an allergic skin rash.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Atopic dermatitis

In brief: Atopic dermatitis

Inflammation of skin due to allergic skin rash.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Eczema

Atopic dermatitis is a complex condition also known as eczema.
Recent genetic work has identified genetic mutations linked to the condition. These insights we hope will provide us with better treatment options in the future.

In brief: Eczema

Atopic dermatitis is a complex condition also known as eczema.
Recent genetic work has identified genetic mutations linked to the condition. These insights we hope will provide us with better treatment options in the future.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is also called eczema, dermatitis, or atopy.
Most commonly, it may be thought of as a type of skin allergy or sensitivity. The atopic dermatitis triad includes asthma, allergies (hay fever), and eczema. There is a known hereditary component of the disease, and it is seen more in some families. The hallmarks of the disease include skin rashes and itching.

In brief: Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is also called eczema, dermatitis, or atopy.
Most commonly, it may be thought of as a type of skin allergy or sensitivity. The atopic dermatitis triad includes asthma, allergies (hay fever), and eczema. There is a known hereditary component of the disease, and it is seen more in some families. The hallmarks of the disease include skin rashes and itching.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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