Eczema is a skin disease where patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked and rough. Sometimes, there are also appearances of blisters on the skin. It is also called atopic dermatitis which is the most common type of eczema. Dermatitis by definition is the inflammation condition on the skin.
Despite age, gender or race, eczema can happen to anybody. Eczema can be seen or detected since birth or infant. It often appears on the face and legs of infants and toddlers. Eczema appearance can come in different varieties depending on who has it. Some people may outgrow the condition, while others will continue to have it throughout adulthood.