The terms eczema and dermatitis describe a reaction pattern of skin disorders with a variety of common characteristics. The most common dermatitis is atopic dermatitis or eczema. When dermatitis becomes subacute, the intense reaction becomes milder, and the blisters begin to heal. Crusts and scale are common at this time. Eczema is a condition that causes skin to become red, itchy, and dry.

Types of dermatitis

Types of dermatitis include the following:

  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Nummular dermatitis