Intense itching and dry, irritable skin aren’t the only problems adults with eczema face. They are at greater risk of accidental bone fractures and other injuries, a new Northwestern Medicine study has found. This is the first study to find adult eczema is a risk factor for fractures and other injuries.


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First study to suggest eczema a risk factor for fractures and other injuries 

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