What is the role of biopsy in the evaluation of id reaction (autoeczematization)?

Updated: Oct 16, 2020
  • Author: Matthew P Evans, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Biopsy for routine hematoxylin and eosin staining may be helpful in excluding noneczematous dermatoses, which may appear morphologically similar to an id reaction.


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