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Neurodermatitis, or lichen simplex chronicus, begins with an itch. It is a neurological disorder involving chronic itching and scratching.
Irritative eczema is an inflammation of skin caused by irritants such as cleaning solvents, detergents, and UV rays. Long term contact with these substances damages the skin’s ability to heal itself upon repeated exposure, even if the irritant is mild.
Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is a skin condition that primarily affects children aged 6 months to 12 years. It is also known as “papular acrodermatitis of childhood” and “papulovesicular acrolated syndrome.”
Pityriasis alba is a low-grade type of eczema or dermatitis that is non-contagious and benign. It is common among children and young adults between 3 and 16 years old. The term is derived from the words pityriasis (scaly) and alba (white).
Contact dermatitis is a rash or irritation of the skin caused by contact with a foreign substance. Common causes are poison oak, latex, perfumes, detergents, and certain foods. UV light can also be a cause.
Cradle cap is the thick, yellow-brownish spots that often appear on the scalp in babies. It is sometimes known as milk crust, because the affected skin can feel crusty, and comes off in small, dandruff-like flakes.
Diaper rashes are bright red, irritated spots on a baby’s buttocks. They are common in babies (4-15 months old). Babies have very delicate skin, and sometimes despite a parent’s best effort, diaper rash still occurs.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis can be formed on the scalp and anywhere on the body that as a lot of sebaceous glands (oil glands), including the sternum, armpits and groin. It also causes dandruff and itching.
Dyshidrotic eczema, also known as dyshidrosis, appears as blisters on the hands and feet. The condition is rare and not contagious.
Perioral dermatitis is a skin inflammation marked by small red bumps and rashes that resemble pimples. The rashes goes around the mouth and sometimes the nose.
Atopic eczema can be caused by sensitivity to certain foods, such as dairy, eggs, or fish. Infants with food allergies often have hives in addition to eczema. Children may experience other atopic symptoms including asthma and abdominal discomfort.