Atopic dermatitis in adults: does it disappear with age?

  title={Atopic dermatitis in adults: does it disappear with age?},
  author={Marie Helen Sandstr{\"o}m Falk and Jan Faergemann},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  volume={86 2},
There is limited knowledge of the prognosis in adult atopic dermatitis. We previously published a long-term follow-up questionnaire study of adults with atopic dermatitis. This study is a clinical examination of 79 adults (mean age 57 years) recruited 3 years after that study. Most patients (68%) still reported that they had atopic dermatitis and 53% had ongoing eczema at examination, mainly located on the head and neck. Severity was mainly mild to moderate, but 12% had severe atopic dermatitis… CONTINUE READING

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