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Eczema. Close-up of eczema on the buttocks and anal region (perianal) of an 81-year-old male. Eczema is a chronic skin disorder that shows up as scaly and itchy rashes. Other symptoms include blisters, dry leathery skin, and ear discharge or bleeding. Eczema is due to a hypersensitivity in the skin, not unlike an allergy, which can lead to long-term inflammation.
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