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"Tape Strip Tests Can Painlessly Tell Eczema From Psoriasis" - Gwen Smith

  • Allergic Living
  • New York, NY
  • (July 26, 2020)

A Mount Sinai dermatology expert is making significant progress with adhesive tape strip tests, recently revealing that they are a pain-free method to diagnose eczema and psoriasis.

Dr. Emma Guttman-Yassky and her team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published a study in July 2020 that involved 60 adults patients. The research reveals that, by using the tape strips, eczema (or atopic dermatitis) could be accurately distinguished from psoriasis.

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