Eczema (atopic dermatitis)

Eczema is a general term. Dermatologists use it to describe skin conditions that can cause the skin to swell and discolor. The skin is often dry and itchy. Sometimes blisters form.

The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. When people say “eczema,” this is often what they mean — but not always.

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Physicians Who Treat this Condition

Keri S. Chaney, MD

Keri S. Chaney, MD

Assistant Professor Adult Dermatology... more

Yvonne E. Chiu, MD

Yvonne E. Chiu, MD

Associate Professor Director, Residency Program Pediatric Dermatology... more

Dawn H. Siegel, MD

Dawn H. Siegel, MD

Associate Professor Pediatric Dermatology... more

Barbara D. Wilson, MD

Barbara D. Wilson, MD

Professor and Associate Residency Program Director Adult Dermatology... more