Atopic eczema (aka infan
tile e., flexural e., atopic dermatitis) is believed to have a hereditary component, an
d often runs in families whose members also have hay fever an
d asthma. Itchy rash is particularly noticeable on face an
d scalp, neck, inside of elbows, behind knees, an
Recent studies provide hints that food allergy may trigger atopic dermatitis.