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Atopic dermatitis: an overview.

@article{Berke2012AtopicDA,
  title={Atopic dermatitis: an overview.},
  author={R A Berke and Arshdeep Singh and Mark Philip Guralnick},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={
          35-42
        }
}
Atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema, is a chronic pruritic skin condition affecting approximately 17.8 million persons in the United States. It can lead to significant morbidity. A simplified version of the U.K. Working Party's Diagnostic Criteria can help make the diagnosis. Asking about the presence and frequency of symptoms can allow physicians to grade the severity of the disease and response to treatment. Management consists of relieving symptoms and lengthening time between… 
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