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Where does eczema appear on the body?

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Eczema often appears on parts of your body that bend, like your inner elbow or behind your knees. You can have it on your neck, wrists, and ankles. Babies sometimes get it on the chin, cheeks, scalp, chest, back, arms, and legs.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Atopic dermatitis: Who gets and causes."

CDC: "Psoriasis."

National Eczema Association: "Eczema," "Symptoms of Eczema," "Causes & Triggers," "Treatment."

National Psoriasis Foundation: "About Psoriasis," "Life with Psoriasis," "Causes and Known Triggers," "Psoriasis Treatments."

O'Neill, J. , April 2011. Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 30, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Atopic dermatitis: Who gets and causes."

CDC: "Psoriasis."

National Eczema Association: "Eczema," "Symptoms of Eczema," "Causes & Triggers," "Treatment."

National Psoriasis Foundation: "About Psoriasis," "Life with Psoriasis," "Causes and Known Triggers," "Psoriasis Treatments."

O'Neill, J. , April 2011. Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 30, 2018

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