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Diseases » Xerotic eczema » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Xerotic eczema

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Xerotic eczema includes:

  • Factors which may increase the risk of developing asteatotic eczema:
  • Excessive washing of skin
  • Hot baths
  • Excessive scrubbing of skin
  • Excessively rough drying of skin
  • Low humidity environments
  • Pre-existing dry rough skin
  • Dehydration
  • Skin exposure to chemicals e.g. ssoaps
  • Malnutrition

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Xerotic eczema, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Xerotic eczema. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Xerotic eczema. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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