Atopic Dermatitis: Skin Allergies


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Atopic dermatitis is also known as which of the following?

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1. A defect in which of the following has been identified as an important component of the cause of atopic dermatitis?

2. What is another name for dry skin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is atopic dermatitis and how and why does it occur? The practice questions in this quiz and worksheet help you to quickly assess your understanding of this skin condition.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The ability to identify another term for atopic dermatitis
  • What has a defect that might be a component of the cause of atopic dermatitis
  • A term for dry skin
  • What can be used to treat or prevent atopic dermatitis
  • The symptoms of atopic dermatitis

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding atopic dermatitis and its possible causes
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as filaggrin and xerosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding treatment for atopic dermatitis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the symptoms of atopic dermatitis

Additional Learning

To learn more about this condition, review the accompanying lesson called Atopic Dermatitis: Skin Allergies. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and provide another term for atopic dermatitis
  • Explain what can cause atopic dermatitis
  • List the signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis
  • Detail how to treat and prevent this skin condition