Understanding Atopic Dermatitis

Dr. Jan Dutz, Skin Centre, Vancouver, BC, talks about what Atopic Dermatitis is, it's symptoms and how it is diagnosed.

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Dr. Jan Dutz, Skin Centre, Vancouver, BC, talks about what Atopic Dermatitis is, it's symptoms and how it is diagnosed.
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Featuring Dr. Jan Dutz, Skin Centre

Duration: 1 minute, 48 seconds

Presenter: Dr. Jan Dutz, Rheumatologist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Rheumatologist

97-100 People got two or more of these video questions wrong... ( 2 participated.)

Quiz: Do You Understand Skin Conditions?

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Acne causes pimples, blackheads, whiteheads or cysts/nodules to appear on the face, shoulders and chest but not the neck or upper back.

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Acne causes pimples, blackheads, whiteheads or cysts/nodules to appear on the face, shoulders, chest, neck and upper back.

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Dermatitis only appears on the hands and feet.

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Dermatitis is caused by an allergen, leading to a red, itchy and scaly rash that may appear anywhere, often turning into blisters.

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Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer.

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Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. It causes an asymmetrical mole with irregularly shaped edges and multiple colours to appear on the body.

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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition.

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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes scaly and silvery skin patches on the knees, scalp, elbows and lower back.

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Warts always appear alone, not in groups.

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Warts are caused by a contagious virus called human papillomavirus (HPV), and may appear in groups or alone.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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