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Because of the rash and itching it can cause, EMPD is often mistakenly identified as eczema, psoriasis or moniliasis. Our doctors take the time to confirm the right diagnosis, with a skin biopsy and the possible use of special stains under the microscope.
The Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion program offers you easy access to our world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or one of our clinics for this service. You don’t even need to leave home!