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Atopic eczema. Baby girl scratching her skin in a case of atopic eczema. The skin is inflamed and scaly. Atopic eczema commonly occurs in childhood. It is an inflammation of the skin accompanied by itching and blisters. Often the cause is unknown. Treatment can be with soothing ointments and corticosteroid drugs. Photographed in Africa.
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