Skin Disorders, Metabolic

Metabolic skin disorders include several conditions that may cause discomfort and impaired performance. Conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and urticaria can affect a significant proportion of the athletic community. The pathophysiology of all these disorders can be traced back to the participant's immune system working abnormally. Although treatment of these skin problems is not difficult, they must be first correctly identified and diagnosed to enable the timely return of the athlete to active participation.


Eczema is an extremely common skin condition and has the potential to affect athletic ...

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