Last Updated: 2023-07-07
Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.
Acute to chronic, non-infectious inflammatory reaction of the dermis and epidermis. Dermatitis is the term for acute inflammation, eczema for chronic forms.
- Cumulative toxic eczema
- Allergic contact dermatitis
- Atopic eczema
- Xerotic eczema
- Seborrhoeic eczema
- Photoallergic eczema
- Stasis dermatitis
- Idiopathic eczema
Various etiologies, depending on the classification.
(Acute) Dermatitis: Erythema, vesicles, crusts, papules, infiltration, excoriations.
(Chronic) Eczema: Erythema, hyperkeratosis, lichenification, infiltration, excoriations.
In most cases the diagnosis can be made by anamnesis and clinical manifestion. Biopsies can be performed, if needed.
Acanthosis, sponiogisis and sometimes serum crusts.