Allergic Contact Dermatitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Thomas N Helm, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Contact dermatitis from allergy must be differentiated from contact dermatitis due to irritation, as well as other forms of dermatitis. In addition, the specific substance to which the patient is sensitive needs to be identified.

Differential Diagnoses