Dermatitis — an inflammation of the skin — usually appears as swollen, red and itchy skin. It has many causes and occurs in many forms, including contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis. Dermatitis isn't life-threatening or contagious, but it can be uncomfortable or even painful.
Though signs and symptoms vary from person to person, types of dermatitis are typically identified by their hallmark appearance. Here's a look at dermatitis pictures, showing classic signs and symptoms.