Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD, a type of eczema) is an inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic (that is, itchy) skin disorder. It has been given names like "prurigo Besnier," "neurodermitis," "endogenous eczema," "flexural eczema," "infantile eczema," and "prurigo diathésique".

Read more about Atopic Dermatitis:  Signs and Symptoms, Prevention, Epidemiology

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Atopic Dermatitis - Epidemiology
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