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Scratching Even normal skin when scratched will eventually look like chronic eczema under a microscope.

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The Vicious Circle

SO ... With dryness, itching and scratching a vicious circle is established.

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Atopic Skin Disease - A Manual For Practitioners  

An account of a new behavioural approach to the treatment of atopic eczema, written for practitioners, but also for patients

Atopic Skin Disease - A Manual For Practitioners  

An account of a new behavioural approach to the treatment of atopic eczema, written for practitioners, but also for patients