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Atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema, is characterized by constitutional dryness of the skin and inflammation that is accompanied by pruritus during severe episodes. Present in those with a genetic predisposition to the condition, it is an allergic form of dermatitis that affects 20% of children in industrialized countries.