Dermatitis

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Background

  • Dermatitis, also known as eczema
  • Defined as a group of diseases that result in inflammation of the skin.

Dermatitis Types

Clinical Features

Dermatitis of the hand (mild)
Dermititis of hands (moderate)
Dermatitis of bilateral arms (severe)
  • Caracterized by itchiness, red skin and a rash.
  • In cases of short duration, there may be small blisters, while in long-term cases the skin may become thickened.
  • The area of skin involved can vary from small to covering the entire body.

Differential Diagnosis

Erythematous rash

Evaluation

Management

Disposition

  • Typically outpatient

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