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How is atopic eczema diagnosed?

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Atopic eczema usually is diagnosed with an analysis of a person's history of symptoms and with an exam of the skin. A doctor might test an area of scaly or crusted skin to rule out other skin diseases or infections.

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 31, 2020

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 31, 2020

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