Risk factorsBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Certain factors may affect your risk of neurodermatitis, including:
Sept. 29, 2015
- Your sex and age. Women are more likely to develop neurodermatitis than are men. The condition is most common between ages 30 and 50.
- Other skin conditions. People with a personal or family history of dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis or similar skin conditions are more likely to develop neurodermatitis.
- Anxiety disorders. Anxiety and stress can trigger the itch associated with neurodermatitis.
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