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Infected eczema affecting the skin of a 2-year-old girl's hand. The girl has been taking oral antibiotics for two days. Eczema is a skin condition where the skin thickens and becomes scaly and itchy. The cause is usually unknown, but a secondary infection can require treatment with antibiotics. For the same patient before taking the antibiotics, see M150/315. The condition can affect other parts of the body as well. For this patient's face affected by eczema, see M150/316.
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