Atopic dermatitis (AD), often called "atopic eczema," is a chronic, pruritic inflammatory skin condition that typically affects the face (cheeks), neck, arms, and legs but usually spares the groin and axillary regions. It is common worldwide, affecting up to 20% of children and 3% of adults. Prevalence rates appear to be increasing, especially in low-income countries. It is associated with various factors, such as family history, food or environmental allergies, asthma, stress, an altered immune state, and elevated serum IgE levels.
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Cite this: William D. James. Fast Five Quiz: Atopic Dermatitis Management - Medscape - Feb 22, 2021.