This is a lexicon for Atopic Dermatitis.
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XerosisA medical term signifying dryness. Atopic xerosis is used to describe dry skin that is commonly seen in atopic dermatitis, that is easily managed with emollient treatments.
Xerosis of the skin is the sign of an epidermal dysfunction that favors itching and the penetration of germs and allergens.