Dermatitis is a general medical term referring to any inflammation of the skin. Diagnosis and treatment usually requires a more definitive diagnosis as to the type of dermatitis and any underlying cause. For example, types and causes may include contact dermatitis, exfoliative dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, and seborrheic dermatitis. Many skin conditions ...

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Introduction: Dermatitis

Dermatitis (durmuhTIE-tiss) Dermatitis is a fancy name for inflamed, irritated skin. Many of us have experienced the oozing bumps and itching caused by poison ivy, oak and sumac. Some chemicals found in paints, dyes, cosmetics and detergents can also ...1

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Causes List for Dermatitis

Some possible causes of Dermatitis or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Dermatitis

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of dermatitis:

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  1. Source: NIEHS (NIH): health/ assets/ docs_a_e/ environmental_diseases_environmental_diseases_from_a_to_z_english_508.pdf
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: Disease Ontology

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