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dermatitis


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Inflammation of the skin. This can be acute, subacute, or chronic and has many possible causes, including pathogenic organisms, physical and chemical irritants, allergic reactions, psychological stress, and atopic eczema. Dermatitis is a common occupational disease.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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