ID#: 16529
This image depicts a patient’s feet, revealing the presence of an erythematous, dry crusty rash on the lateral heal of the right foot, and the medial and plantar surfaces of the left foot. The condition was diagnosed as a case of atopic eczema (AE), also referred to as atopic dermatitis, a recurring inflammatory cutaneous condition characterized by itching, redness and flakiness of the skin. Causes include the possibility of a genetic component, histamine intolerance, and possible food allergies.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), formerly, American Podiatry Association (APA)
Creation Date: 1962
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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