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The following pre-referral guideline covers Atopic dermatitis, Nummular dermatitis and Infected eczema for children of all ages.
Immediate referral to the Emergency Department if suspected viral infection is very widespread, occurring in neonate, involving the eyes or associated with fever.
Department of Dermatology Outpatients:
(03) 9345 6180
Department of Allergy and Immunology:
(03) 9345 5701
RCH Emergency Department:
(03) 9345 6477
Paediatric Handbook online(2009) Eighth Edition.Blackwell Publishing. By the staff of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Guideline developed by the RCH Department of Dermatology. First published Jan 2008. Last updated in November 2009.
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