Atopic Dermatitis in Children – Diagnosis | Pediatric Oncall


Last Updated : 1/5/2011
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Ira Shah
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diagnosis of atopic dermatitis

The diagnosis is generally made clinically. There are no laboratory tests for confirmation. Patients with the disease may have increased eosinophil count and increased blood IgE levels. Patch testing can help differentiate atopic dermatitis from

contact dermatitis


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Consultant Pediatrician, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, India

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Last Updated : 1/5/2011
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