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Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin,nails, hair and its diseases. It's specialty with both medical and surgical aspect.

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Atopic dermatitis, included in a larger group of skin conditions called eczema, sometimes will appear on children before age five; however, there is no age restriction for this condition. The symptoms include dry, scaly skin, a rash that bubbles and leaks fluid, and cracked skin that is painful...

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Commonest site of Atopic dermatitis isback of knee in adult, and elbow in children

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Patch test-the history is suggestive of photodermatitis. patch test is used for diagnosis of photodermatitis. patch test (photopatch test) : here, 2 patches containing photosensitising material is applied on 2 different sites on the body. one of them is irradiated with uva rays. the other is kept...

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Lichen simplex chronius, as the patient scratching the plaque makes him confortables, and since it developed after stress

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Pityriasisalba is the right answer because they are recurrent, dry and scaly. In VITILIGO the lesions are just depigmented macules with an absolutely normal underlying skin.

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Patch test

In patch test, the suspected allergens are applied on the back of the patient under separate patches for 48 hours. The presence of dermatitis is then looked for.

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