Can cyclosporin A induce permanent remission of atopic dermatitis?

  title={Can cyclosporin A induce permanent remission of atopic dermatitis?},
  author={Norbert T. Sepp and Peter O. Fritsch},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={128 2},
Three adult patients, who had suffered from severe therapy-resistant atopic dermatitis since childhood, were treated with long-term (29, 44 and 22 months) low-dose (maintenance dose: 0.5-0.7 mg/kg) cyclosporin A (CyA). All responded rapidly within 3-5 weeks and exhibited only minor exacerbations during the first phases of therapy. No relapse occurred in any of the patients after drug withdrawal. All patients remained symptom-free, except for occasional very mild and easily manageable localized… CONTINUE READING

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