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atopic dermatitis (eczema)
Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is a hereditary, chronic skin disorder that causes the skin to itch, turn red, and flake.

Symptoms may include:

  • dry, scaly skin
  • small bumps that open when scratched
  • redness and swelling of the skin
  • a thickening of the skin

Causes may include:

Treatment may include:

  • medication
  • topical moisturizer
  • dermatology

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