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Contact Dermatitis Evaluation
- Skin redness
- Skin scaling
- Skin peeling and crusting
- Raised skin lesions that appear blister-like or ooze are also not uncommon.
- Raised skin lesions with irregular borders (hives)
The diagnosis of contact dermatitis may be confirmed through testing.
Tests that may be used to evaluate contact dermatitis may include:
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PubMed Contact Dermatitis References
- Cahill J, Keegel T, Nixon R. The prognosis of occupational contact dermatitis in 2004. Contact Dermatitis. 2004 Nov-Dec;51(5-6):219-26. 
- Cohen DE, Heidary N. Treatment of irritant and allergic contact dermatitis. Dermatol Ther. 2004;17(4):334-40. 
- Mowad CM. Contact allergens of the year. Adv Dermatol. 2004;20:237-55. 
- Reunala T, Alenius H, Turjanmaa K, Palosuo T. Latex allergy and skin. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Oct;4(5):397-401.