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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.

From: Common Skin Rashes WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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