It is a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin causing a distinctive pattern of symptoms such as itching, scaling, thickening of skin and discolouration of skin. Also called as atopic dermatitis, it may run in families and is often associated with ASTHMA.
are allergy to dust mites, detergents, rubber, nickel plated jewellery and stress either physical or emotional. Change of job might cause flare up of old condition. In babies diaper rash or napkin eczema is possible.