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Eczema

A skin hypersensitivity due to hereditary influences. The term eczema comprises a number of pathogenetically different conditions (listed below), all with the histologic hallmark of intercellular edema of the epidermis (spongiosis).

  • Atopic eczema (Atopic dermatitis)
  • Adult seborrhoeic eczema
  • Infantile seborrhoeic eczema
  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Irritant contact dermatitis
 

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