Morgan sign (Denier-Morgan, Denier-Morgan folds) - deep wrinkles on the lower eyelids in children. Pseudo-Hertog's symptom - temporary disappearance of hair, first in the outer third, and then in other parts of the eyebrows in some patients. What tests should be taken if atopic dermatitis is suspected?
The skin is dry, widespread lichenification, traces of scratching. There may be cracks on the hands and feet. Exacerbations of atopic dermatitis, manifested by reddening of the skin, are observed quite rarely. The photo shows atopic dermatitis in a 15-year-old teenager (dry skin, peeling).
Children's form of atopic dermatitis, symptoms. Pictured: Atopic dermatitis. Children's form. Patient 3 years old. Adolescent-adult form of atopic dermatitis, symptoms. Skin lesions in atopic dermatitis are common and permanent. Changes are noted on the skin of the face, neck, chest, back, neck.
In the photo, the infantile form of atopic dermatitis.
The disease is characterized by an acute course, weeping, swelling, crusting. The appearance of foci of inflammation in other areas is also possible: in the area of budesonide legs, buttocks, and the scalp of the child. Periods of bright exacerbation, accompanied by wetutia, are replaced by a subacute stage, which is characterized by papular elements (a papule is a skin element that rises above the skin like a tubercle) against the background of hyperemic (reddened) skin.
The infantile form of atopic dermatitis occurs before the age of 2 years. Inflammatory elements appear on the child's skin in the form of red spots, localized mainly on the face in the forehead and cheeks. Such skin rashes are popularly called diathesis, although in fact diathesis is atopic dermatitis.
If four criteria of five of them are found, the diagnosis of atopic dermatitis can be considered practically proven. Symptoms of atopic dermatitis vary depending on the age of the patient. So there are three variants of the clinical course of atopic dermatitis: infantile form, children's form, adolescent-adult form. Infantile form of atopic dermatitis (diathesis). Symptoms of atopic dermatitis in newborns and infants.