Dermatitis - Clinical Advisor

Dermatitis

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  • Allergic contact dermatitis arises from an induced sensitivity, as opposed to the direct damage of contact dermatitis.

    Allergic contact dermatitis

    Allergic contact dermatitis arises from an induced sensitivity, as opposed to the direct damage of contact dermatitis.

  • Contact dermatitis is a type of eczema caused by either a reaction to a particular substance (in this case, a rubber glove) or an allergic reaction.

    Contact dermatitis

    Contact dermatitis is a type of eczema caused by either a reaction to a particular substance (in this case, a rubber glove) or an allergic reaction.

  • Characterized by a red, scaly, itchy rash on the face, sebhorrheic dermatitis most often affects the nose and eyebrows.

    Sebhorrheic dermatitis

    Characterized by a red, scaly, itchy rash on the face, sebhorrheic dermatitis most often affects the nose and eyebrows.

  • In cases of severe dandruff, the oily appearance of the hair and yellow, moist dead skin scales are attributable to the overproduction of sebum.

    Sebhorrheic dermatitis

    In cases of severe dandruff, the oily appearance of the hair and yellow, moist dead skin scales are attributable to the overproduction of sebum.

  • Commonly occurring in childhood, atopic eczema is an inflammation of the skin with itching and blisters.

    Atopic eczema

    Commonly occurring in childhood, atopic eczema is an inflammation of the skin with itching and blisters.

  • Atopic eczema is hereditary and noncontagious and can be treated with corticosteroid drugs.

    Atopic eczema

    Atopic eczema is hereditary and noncontagious and can be treated with corticosteroid drugs.

Although there are many different types of dermatitis, the condition typically involves swollen, red, and itchy skin.

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