Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Atopic Eczema Evaluation

The evaluation of atopic dermatitis begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in those with atopic dermatitis may include:

Tests may be required to confirm the diagnosis of atopic dermatitis.

Tests for atopic dermatitis may include:

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Last Updated: Aug 28, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Atopic Eczema References
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