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Teen And Adult Eczema

Eczema involvement with adults and teens is less acute than in children. The most common sites are the hands and feet as well as around the eyelids and the ears. Some individuals will have persistent involvement in the flexures. Less commonly seen is generalized eczema.

Additional Features Of Eczema:

Patients with eczema may have any of the following conditions:

  • Xerosis - dry scaly skin with no obvious inflammation, poor skin barrier function is a feature
  • Keratosis Pilaris - horny plugs in hair follicles especially on the outer arms and thighs
  • Dennie-Morgan lines - a single or double line or fold under both lower eyelids
  • Palmoplantar Hyperlinearity prominent and increased creases on the palms and soles
  • Ichthyosis Vulgaris - a genetic condition of increased scaling especially on the lower legs
  • Pityriasis Alba - hypopigmented, whitish slightly scaly patches on the face especially in darker skin
  • Chelitis - chapped lips of cracks in the corners of the mouth
  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus - thickend leathery lined skin from chronic rubbing
  • Nodular Prurigo - itchy, often multiple nodules especially on the forearms and lower legs

Examples:

Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples     Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples

Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples     Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples

Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples     Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples

Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples     Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples

Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples     Teen And Adult Eczema - Examples


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