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what type of condition? therefore?

inflamm
vasodilatation -> erythema and heat

2

3 other main features

oedema (exudate), itch and pain (Infl mediators)

3

5 other typical signs

scaling, dryness, fissures, bleeding, weeping

4

secondary changes?

excoriations, lichenification

5

3 ways eczema presents

acute
subacute
chronic

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Acute - 2 main features, a secondary feature,

erythema and oedema,
excoriation,
epidermal oedema and widening of intracellular spaces (spongiosis) -> vesicles and bullae

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Acute - pathology

epidermal oedema and widening of intracellular spaces (spongiosis) -> vesicles and bullae

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Subacute - diff to acute? 3 things...leading to??

less vesicles (less spongiosis)
thick epidermis (acanthosis)
hyperkeratosis -> scaling

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chronic - 3 features

increased acanthosis/hyperkeratosis -> lichenification
persistent infl -> erythema

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Types of endogenous eczema - 5

atopic, seborrheic, asteatotic, venous, discoid

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types of exogenous eczema - 3

irritant, allergic contact, infective

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