Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chronic Eczema Underlying Cause

Causes of dermatitis include:

  • Allergies
  • Exposure to chemicals
  • Exposure to plants
  • Infections:
    • Bacterial
    • Fungal
    • Viral
  • Dry skin

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Chronic Eczema References
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