Eczema

A skin biopsy is indicated for diagnostic problems. Patch testing by a dermatologist or allergist is done to evaluate contact dermatitis. Some dermatologists specialize in contact dermatitis testing.  These specialists are usually located at teaching centers.

patch-testing

Patch testing is performed to determine if there is an allergy to something that has come in contact with the skin.

 

patch-test

This patch test series contains the most common allergens found in the United States.