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Atopic Dermatitis. How is it diagnosed?

November 9th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Atopic dermatitis cannot be diagnosed with a test, like diabetes for example. Atopic dermatitis can only be diagnosed clinically. That means that in order for you to be diagnosed with Atopic dermatitis your doctor or dermatologist must see certain signs on your skin.
Sometimes even these clinical signs are not enough to diagnose Atopic Dermatitis and [...]

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Asteatotic dermatitis and dry skin

September 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Asteatotic dermatitis and Eczema Craqulae refers to the same condition. Asteatotic dermatitis is inflammation of the skin due to skin dryness (xerosis). Not everybody with a dry skin will develop skin inflammation. The more severe the skin dryness and the longer the skin dryness persists the greater the chance of developing skin inflammation. Skin dryness [...]

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