Eczema presents as skin inflammation with :
Allergic contact eczema occurs at the site of contact. The most common allergens are nickel, perfume, cosmetics and latex preservatives.
Allergic contact eczema appears in the course of life, depending on predisposition and exposure to allergens.
Atopic dermatitis occurs most frequently in the folds of the elbows and knees, but can appear all over the body.
Atopic dermatitis is linked to a genetic predisposition, the atopy gene, and is a non-allergic exczema that can occur at any age, but most often in childhood.
In early childhood, lesions are easily aggravated by dairy products.