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Measure: Eczema   #170300

Definition: This measure is a physical examination of four areas of the body to determine whether the respondent has atopic eczema and to assess the severity of the disease.

Purpose: This measure can be used to assess the presence and severity of eczema, a type of inflammation or dermatitis of the skin, which affects various populations at any age. It can be associated with asthma, allergies, immunodeficiencies, and other autoimmune diseases such as alopecia areata.


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Keywords: eczema, itchy skin, skin inflammation, dermatitis, redness, Eczema Area and Severity Index, EASI

Measure Release Date: November 12, 2010

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