Eczema / skin reactions
Pathological changes of the skin have many causes. Predisposition, immune reactions and environmental factors are participatory.
Teaser: Neurodermatitis/atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease with an episodic course which typically occurs in infancy.
Around 20 per cent of the Swiss population have had contact eczema during the course of their life.
Urticaria – nettle rash
In urticaria, itching weals are formed on the skin as if in contact with stinging nettles.