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Atopic dermatitis management considerations1-6

  • Need for practical, clinically relevant definitions and methods to assess disease severity and control
  • Comprehensive approaches to treating atopic dermatitis can lead to clinically relevant outcomes
  • Need for increased awareness on the disease course and treatment of atopic dermatitis

Comprehensive approaches to atopic dermatitis may be required for effective long-term management6

Regular use of emollients and skin hydration

Identification and avoidance of specific and nonspecific trigger factors

AAD Guidelines provide suggestions for the management of atopic dermatitis7




Other systemic

AAD, American Academy of Dermatology.

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