Eczema / skin reactions
Pathological changes of the skin have many causes. Predisposition, immune reactions and environmental factors are participatory.
Swellings affecting skin, mucous membranes, eyelids, lips, genital organs, hands and feet, burning sensation in arms and legs – is this a case of angioedema?
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 15 to 20 per cent of the Swiss population have contact eczema in their life-time.
Teaser: Neurodermatitis/atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease with an episodic course which typically occurs in infancy.