Table 1: Diagnostic criteria for atopic dermatitis.

Essential features
 Itch
 Eczema with typical morphology and age-specific pattern
Important features
 Early age of onset
 Atopy (personal or family history)
 Dry skin
Associated features
 Atypical vascular response (i.e., facial pallor, white
 dermographism)
 Keratosis pilaris, palmar hyperlinearity, ichthyosis
 Ocular and periorbital changes
 Other regional findings (e.g., perioral and periauricular lesions)
 Perifollicular accentuation, lichenification, and excoriations

Modified from American Academy of Dermatology [16].