Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a skin condition where the skin cracks, gets itchy and turns red. The usual affected areas are- skin of the face, hands, elbows and knees. It is usually seen in children, and cases in adults are rare. The cause of this specific condition is unknown, and the cure is yet to be found. Through proper medication and application of ointments, the condition can be controlled.
HOW IS ATOPIC DERMATITIS DIAGNOSED?
People who live in dry climatic conditions are more prone to this skin condition.