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Screening for Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
There are no screening tests or screening guidelines for eczema.
The American Academy of Dermatology website. Available at: http://www.aad.org.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 11/2013
- Update Date: 09/11/2012