Diagnosis and Indications for Treatment of Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is generally a benign disease consisting of pearly, flesh-colored, umbilicated skin lesions 2 to 5 mm in diameter with a characteristic dimple at the center. Continue reading

Diagnostic Criteria for Atopic Dermatitis (AD)

Hanifin and Rajka Diagnostic Criteria for Atopic Dermatitis (AD)

Major criteria: Must have three or more of:

1. Pruritus
2. Typical morphology and distribution

    • Flexural lichenification or linearity in adults
    • Facial and extensor involvement in infants and children

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