The term ‘eczema’ refers to skin inflammation. It is characterized by symptoms like, vesicular, itchy, crusting, Erythematous and weeping patches. Eczema is termed as atopic dermatitis. In a good number of medical languages, the dermatitis complexity has been used as a synonym to the eczema; however, in other cases dermatitis refers to an acute health condition and the eczema to a chronic situation.
The real cause of eczema is still undiscovered. However, according to the latest medical research, the strongest possible cause of eczema is dysfunctional interaction between the skin as well as the immune system.
According to medical science, eczema refers to a variety of unrelenting skin conditions, such as, skin dryness, skin rashes, etc. The most common symptoms of eczema include: cracking, redness, bleeding, blistering, skin swelling, crusting, itching, dryness, flaking, oozing, etc. Though eczema is not a life-threatening disease, it may cause some other conditions, such as, osteoporosis, heart disease, depression, etc.
Read this article to know the common categories of eczema