Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rash Contact Dermatitis Evaluation

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

Physical findings in those with contact dermatitis include:

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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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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