infantile eczema


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in·fan·tile ec·ze·ma

eczema in infants; the clinical appearance varies according to the dominant causative mechanism, for example, contact-type hypersensitivity, candidiasis, atopy, seborrhea, or a combination including intertrigo and diaper dermatitis.

infantile eczema

(1) Atopic dermatitis, see there.
(2) “Nappy rash”—UK; “diaper dermatitis”—US.

infantile eczema

1. Atopic dermatitis, see there.
2. Diaper dermatitis.

in·fan·tile ec·ze·ma

(in'făn-tīl ek'sĕ-mă)
Pediatric skin disorder; the clinical appearance varies according to the dominant causative mechanism, e.g., contact-type hypersensitivity, candidiasis, atopy, seborrhea, or a combination including intertrigo and diaper dermatitis.
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Infantile eczema is a common allergic condition, usually manifesting itself between birth and age five, with flare-ups occurring at any age.
Infantile eczema and asthma can trouble sufferers throughout their life, and these problems often arise when mothers stop breastfeeding the baby and wean them on to cow's milk.
Infantile eczema often clears up when the child is around seven years old.
ECZEMA is best known in babies - infantile eczema - and may co-exist with asthma.