Atopic Dermatitis Figure 9-9 shows another telltale sign: a fissure at the junction of the pinna of the ear and the face. Other associated findings related to atopic dermatitis include lichen spinulosus (Fig. 9-23), pityriasis alba (Figs. 9-24 and 9-25), ichthyosis vulgaris (Figs. 15-1, 15-2, 15-3, 15-4), and keratosis pilaris (Figs. 15-63 and 15-64). Children with atopic dermatitis are also frequently noted to have hyperlinear palms and soles. Keratoconjunctivitis and cataracts may occur in the child with atopic dermatitis.