How well do questionnaires perform compared with physical examination in detecting flexural eczema
? Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two.
For these guidelines, meeting a diagnosis of AD requires an itchy skin condition, followed by three or more of the following: a history of flexural involvement; a personal history of asthma or hay fever; a history of general dry skin in the last year; visible flexural eczema
, and onset under the age of 2 years.
The questionnaire contains information on gender, age, age at appearance of lesion(s), duration of lesion(s), itching degree score, distribution and clinical features of skin lesions, history of asthma or hay fever, history of atopic disease in relatives, history of general dry skin, history of eczema in childhood, and history of flexural eczema