Q: What is the standard medical definition of eczema?
Green Water Technologies: Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a skin condition marked by inflamed and itchy patches of skin. Although young people are more likely to develop eczema, cases may occur in both children and adults. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) reports that eczema affects 1 out of 5 children in the United States. Eczema affects females and males equally.