About 20 percent of infants and young children have eczema.

It usually starts in infancy, with 65 percent of patients developing symptoms in the first year of life and 90 percent developing symptoms before age 5.

About 60 percent of cases persist into adulthood, although many babies with the condition improve by the age of 2.



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