atopic dermatitis

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Related to atopic neurodermatitis: atopic dermatitis, flexural eczema, Besnier's prurigo

atopic dermatitis

[‚ā‚täp·ik ‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A chronic eruption of red patches accompanied by intense itching that usually begins in infancy but may continue into adult life; the disease has a genetic predisposition, but its expression is modified by environmental factors.
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