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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is asteatotic eczema?

Rashes caused by excessively dry, unmoisturized skin. This is common in dry weather e.g. winter, and in the elderly as the number of oil pores decrease with age.

Symptoms related to asteatotic eczema

  • Skin abnormality

  • Scaly skin that flakes off

  • Skin Itching

  • Dry skin

  • Skin is broken from scratching

  • Thick, leathery skin

Questions your doctor may ask to check for asteatotic eczema

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose asteatotic eczema

  • Do you have any skin problems?

  • Do you have scaly skin that flakes off?

  • Do you have itchy skin?

  • Do you have dry skin?

  • Did you scratch your skin?

Treatment for asteatotic eczema

Treatment aims to keep the skin moist e.g. with regular moisturisers at least three times a day, and best right after bathing. Steroid creams and anti-itch medicines can also help with the rash.

View the symptoms of Asteatotic eczema

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References

  • Specht S, Persaud Y. Asteatotic Eczema. 2022 May 1. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan–. PMID: 31747214.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK549807/

  • Koks N, Assen YJ, Libourel EJ, Eskes SA. Asteatotisch eczeem als paraneoplastisch verschijnsel [Asteatotic eczema as paraneoplastic syndrome]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2016;160:D391. Dutch. PMID: 27531249.

    https://www.ntvg.nl/artikelen/asteatotisch-eczeem-als-paraneoplastisch-verschijnsel

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