Eczema / skin reactions
Pathological changes of the skin have many causes. Predisposition, immune reactions and environmental factors are participatory.
Chronic hand eczema
Substances that are harmful to the skin, irritants, allergy-causing substances but also hereditary factors can be a reason for eczema of the hands.
Around 20 per cent of the Swiss population have had contact eczema during the course of their life.
Teaser: Neurodermatitis/atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease with an episodic course which typically occurs in infancy.