Diagnosis of Eczema

The diagnosis of Atopic dermatitis is largely done on the basis of history and physical examination. For identifying a skin lesion as Atopic dermatitis at least 3 major features and 3 minor features should be present.

Major features:

Eczema Diagnosis Major Features

  • Itching (that is severe at times)
  • Chronic and recurring (repeatedly occurring symptoms)

Typical distribution of the Atopic dermatitis rash:

  • Infants and young children - Scalp, face (chin and cheeks) and extensor surfaces of extremities.
  • Older children and adults - Flexor surface of elbow and knee, neck, wrist and ankles.
  • The past/Family history of Atopic diseases like asthma, rhinitis, etc

Minor features

Eczema Diagnosis Minor Features

  • Dryness of Skin
  • Thickening of the skin of the palm increased lines
  • Dry, thick and scaly skin
  • Small and pointed rough bump
  • Elevated serum IgE (Immunoglobulin E) level
  • Facial pallor (around the mouth)
  • Food intolerance
  • Impaired immunity
  • Eyes
    • Cataract
    • Cone shaped cornea (Keratoconus)
    • Prominent skin folds below the eyes
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