BMC’s Yawkey building doors are now closed as an entrance as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our campus and provide you with the best clinical care.

All patients and visitors on our main campus must enter our hospital via Shapiro, Menino, or Moakley buildings, where they will be greeted by team members at a new centralized check-in desk before continuing to the hospital. We are excited to welcome you and appreciate your patience as we improve our facilities.

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition that affects about 10% of children, with 60% having symptoms in their first year and 90% showing signs before the age of 5. Itchy, red, flaky dry skin is common, along with small bumps that break open with scratching, which can cause infection. Eczema typically runs in families and can be managed with lifestyle and medical treatments.

Departments and Programs Who Treat This Condition



The Department of Dermatology is committed to leadership in patient care, education, and research. Our patient care includes services from general dermatology to wound healing, an…