A Comprehensive Review of the Treatment of Atopic Eczema

  title={A Comprehensive Review of the Treatment of Atopic Eczema},
  author={Ji Hyun Lee and Sag Wook Son and Sang Hyun Cho},
  booktitle={Allergy, asthma & immunology research},
Atopic eczema (AE) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disorder which usually develops in early childhood. In spite of intensive investigations, the causes of AE remain unclear, but are likely to be multifactorial in nature. Environmental factors or genetic-environmental interactions seem to play a key role in disease progression. Among various measures of AE managment, cutaneous hydration, which improves barrier function and relieve itchiness, may be helpful to reduce the need for topical steroid… CONTINUE READING

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