What Is Atopic Dermatitis on Hands?

Q:
What is atopic dermatitis on hands?

A:
Hand dermatitis may affect the backs of hands, the palms or both. It can be very itchy or even painful in some cases.

Hands atopic dermatitis has following features:

  • Red macules, papules and plaques.
  • Swelling.
  • Blistering and weeping.
  • Fissuring.
  • Dryness.
  • Scale.
  • Lichenification.

Atopic dermatitis varies by people. Dermatitis on different people may have different features. Therefore, if you suspect that you have atopic dermatitis on your hands, you had better have it checked in hospital and ask for your doctor’s advice.

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