Atopic Dermatitis of the Scalp

Atopic Dermatitis of the Scalp is a chronic inflammatory skin disease presenting with intensive itchiness resulted repeated scratching, not only it will cause damage to the hair shaft, but also leaving thick lichenification over the affected areas.

This skin condition has been affecting 10-15% of the population, among those 30% is of hereditary. 

Apart from scalp skin, it can also affect other body parts, commonly seen over the extensor surfaces of limbs.