Adult-onset Atopic Dermatitis - atopic dermatitis in adults

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Atopic dermatitis (eczema) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic atopic dermatitis in adults


Atopic dermatitis is usually diagnosed in infants and children, and adult-onset is rare. What is the epidemiology of this disease in adults, and how is it best.

As compared to childhood onset atopic dermatitis, clinical features of adult onset inflammatory skin disorder seen more commonly in children than adults.

How can physicians offer relief to patients with chronic atopic dermatitis? that affects 15% to 20% of children in developed countries and 1% to 3% of adults.

Although atopic dermatitis can occur in any age, most often it affects infants and young children. Occasionally, it may persist into adulthood or may rarely appear.