Protein Contact Dermatitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 11, 2021
  • Author: Cheryl Levin, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

A history of burning, stinging, or itching immediately upon contact with the allergen may help differentiate other types of hand dermatitis. [25] Patients may have more than one concomitant condition, and preexisting irritant or atopic dermatitis may commonly occur.

Differential Diagnoses