Asteatotic Eczema also known as eczema Craquele, is a common type of pruritic dermatitis. It can also be known as xerosis, which is dry skin. It is characterized by dry, cracked, and scaling skin that is typically inflamed.
Asteatotic Eczema is a type of eczema that is more common in older People. It usually affects the shins but sometimes affects other areas such as the thighs, arms, tummy, and back. In asteatotic Eczema, the skin becomes very dry, rough, and scaly, and sometimes resembles crazy paving or a dried-up riverbed.
Asteatotic Eczema is also a common type of dermatitis that occurs as a result of dry skin. It got its French name eczema Craquele from its cracked appearance. It is also known as xerotic eczema.
Craquelure in French means covered with cracks as seen on the surface of the old china. It was first described by the French dermatologist brock in 1907. The condition is thought to be the result of excess water loss from the epidermis and a reduction in free fatty acids in the stratum corneum shrinkage of cell volume leads to a reduction of skin elasticity and the formation of fissures.
When a patient scratches the xerotic skin, the scratching can produce red plaque with long, superficial fissures and is similar in appearance to cracked porcelain known as asteatotic Dermatitis. If asteatotic Dermatitis is not treated and continues to worsen cracked porcelain fissures become deeper and wider that frequently drain and may have purulent drainage if chronic enough.
Multiple etiology factors can coexist with asteatotic Dermatitis. They include xerosis, nutritional deficiency of zinc and essential fatty acids, ichthyosis, thyroid disease, neurological disorders, drugs in association with antiandrogen therapy and diuretic therapy, and other malignancies such as various carcinomas. These conditions should be careful when choosing appropriate therapy.
Eczematous of Asteatotic Eczema
An inflammation condition of the skin characterized by redness, itching, and oozing vesicular lesions which become scaly, crusted, or hardened. Is called an eczematous. Common triggers include irritants such as soap and detergents including shampoo, washing up liquid, and bubble baths _ environment factor allergens _ such as cold and dry weather, dampness, and more specific things such as house dust mites, pet fur, pollen, and molds. The affected area may be red or dark brown, purple, or ash gray. Dry, Sally, warmth, possibly also with some swelling. Small, rough bumps.
Atopic Dermatitis of Asteatotic Eczema
Atopic dermatitis is also called eczema. It’s a skin condition that impacts millions of people. This chronic skin condition typically develops in childhood and people will experience flare eczema symptoms throughout their lives. The underlying cause of atopic dermatitis is unclear, but whatever triggers the condition the result is an overactive or disordered immune response that leads to excessive inflammation in the skin.
Seborrheic Dermatitis of Asteatotic Eczema
Seborrheic Dermatitis is another type of eczema. It takes its name from the body’s oil-producing sebaceous gland and symptoms of this condition typically develop in the area around sebaceous glands and hair follicles like the scalp, eyebrows groin, chest, back, and nose.