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Types of Eczema

Information and advice on the different types of eczema from atopic to pompholyx.


Atopic...

Atopic

The term ‘atopic’ refers to a personal and family tendency to develop eczema, asthma and/or hay fever.

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Contact...

Contact

Contact dermatitis is the most common type of work related skin disease.

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Seborrhoeic...

Seborrhoeic

Seborrhoeic eczema tends to affect the scalp, face, torso and flexures in both adults and children or babies.

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Discoid...

Discoid

Discoid eczema is very distinct with ‘coin shaped’ discs of eczema the size of a fifty pence piece.

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Gravitational...

Gravitational

Gravitational eczema (also called varicose or stasis eczema) is common later in life.

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Asteatotic...

Asteatotic

Also known as “eczema cracquelée”, Asteatotic eczema almost always affects people over the age of 60.

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Pompholyx...

Pompholyx

The key characteristic of pompholyx eczema is blistering that is restricted to the hands and feet.

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