Autoeczematization in Child
In children, id reaction is most often observed after a or severe . In this case, the id reaction typically affects the upper body and face. Id reaction is also commonly observed in children in association with allergic contact dermatitis to nickel.
The condition is thought to result from a lower threshold for developing an eczematous hypersensitivity reaction in patients with preceding or concurrent inflammatory processes of the skin. Memory T-cells are thought to play a role in the cases of id reaction associated with allergic contact dermatitis.
L30.2 – Cutaneous autosensitization
3014005 – Id reaction
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls
- Atopic dermatitis
- Contact dermatitis (allergic, irritant) including airborne and textile dermatitis, or a reaction to ingested allergens
- Photoallergic dermatitis (see allergic contact dermatitis, drug-induced photoallergic reaction, phytophotodermatitis)
- Papular urticaria
- Papulovesicular pityriasis rosea
- Gianotti-Crosti syndrome
- Eczematous drug eruption