Inflammatory Dermatoses

Inflammatory Dermatoses


What is Inflammatory Dermatoses?

Dermatitis is a general term that describes an inflammation of the skin. Dermatitis can have many causes and occurs in many forms. It usually involves an itchy rash on swollen, reddened skin. Skin affected by dermatitis may blister, ooze, develop a crust or flake off.

Pediatric Acne

Pediatric acne occurs when pores become clogged with oil, bacteria or dirt, creating a bulge in a child’s skin. Learn more about common causes.

Allergic Contact Rashes

Allergic contact dermatitis is a condition that can be caused by substances that come into contact with the skin.

Diaper Dermatitis

Diaper dermatitis, commonly known as a diaper rash, is a term used to describe different skin rashes in the diapered area.


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Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic Dermatitis is an inflammatory condition of the skin that causes greasy, white, flaky scaling over red patches.

Urticaria (Hives)

Hives , or “wheals”, are pale red swellings of skin that occur in groups on any part of the skin.

Urticaria Pigmentosa

Urticaria pigmentosa is a specific childhood form of mastocytosis, in which there are pink-brown spots on the skin due to abnormal collections of mast cells.


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