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Eczema on hand. Close-up of eczema on the palm of a hand. The skin appears scaly, cracked and red, and it is broken in places. Eczema is an inflammation of the skin, with an itching rash or blisters. Here, the condition may have been caused by a sensitivity to chemicals, soap etc. The cause is often unknown. Treatment would involve protecting the hands from allergic substances. Soothing ointments and corticosteroid drugs may be used.
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