Atopic dermatitis, also known as infantile eczema is a skin disorder that generally affects infants although most of them outgrow it as they reach adulthood. This condition is characterized by a severe itching sensation along with skin that is dry, scaly and red that later gets inflamed because of the child’s repeated scratching to relieve the itchiness.
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New born screening tests are a very vital method of early detection of disorders or latent diseases in new borns and infants, long before the symptoms begin to appear. It is with the help of these early lab tests that detection, subsequent testing and treatment of several potentially life threatening ailments can be made possible.