Atopic dermatitis in infants and children

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Abstract

Atopic dermatitis is a common, chronic inflammatory skin disease triggered by a variety of irritative emotional and allergic factors. Education and simple prevention and maintenance measures such as proper moisturizing greatly reduce disease. Antibiotics and topical corticosteroids are therapeutic mainstays.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)763-789
Number of pages27
JournalPediatric clinics of North America
Volume38
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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