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Location: localized or widespread
Size of patches: small or medium or large
Itch: absent or slight or severe
Scaling: absent or slight or severe
Pain: absent or present

Legend: never/ rare or regularly or often

atopic eczema red patches skin
Atopic dermatitis

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent/ slight/ severe
pain: absent/ present

extra: often a dry skin
red spots
                      and rash: psoriasis
Psoriasis

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent/ slight/ severe
pain: absent/ present

extra: in the flexures of the skin scaling is often absent.

red spots
                      and rash: how to compare: urticaria
Urticaria

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent/ slight/ severe
pain: absent/ present

extra: lesions usually appear and disappear within 24 hours
red spots and skin rash :
                      lichen ruber planus
Lichen planus

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent/ slight/ severe
pain: absent/ present

extra: small white lines are visible on the surface of the skin lesions

red rash skin: drug
                      eruption
Drug eruption

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent/ slight/ severe
pain: absent/ present

extra: drug eruptions can present in many ways.

red skin rash: vasculitis
Vasculitis

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent/ slight/ severe
pain: absent/ present

extra: many types of vasculitis exist; lower legs are the most common location

red skin rash: nummular
                      eczema
Nummular dermatitis

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent/ slight/ severe
pain: absent/ present

extra: mainly on the lower legs, common in people with dry skin.




red spots and skin rash:
                      impetigo
Impetigo

localized/ widespread
small/ medium/ large/ field
itch: absent/ slight/ severe
scaling: absent (yellow crusts, blisters)
pain: absent/ present

extra: caused by bacterial infection of the skin.

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