ETFAD/EADV Eczema task force 2015 position paper on diagnosis and treatment of atopic dermatitis in adult and paediatric patients.

@article{Wollenberg2016ETFADEADVET,
  title={ETFAD/EADV Eczema task force 2015 position paper on diagnosis and treatment of atopic dermatitis in adult and paediatric patients.},
  author={Andreas Wollenberg and Arnold Pieter Oranje and Mette S\ondergaard Deleuran and Dagmar Simon and Zsuzsanna Szalai and Barbara Kunz and {\AA}ke Svensson and S{\'e}bastien Barbarot and Laura Beate von Kobyletzki and Alain Taieb and Marjolein S de Bruin-Weller and Thomas T Werfel and Magdalena Trzeciak and C Vestergard and Johannes Hofaker Ring and Ulf Darsow},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={729-47}
}
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a clinically defined, highly pruritic, chronic inflammatory skin disease of children and adults. The diagnosis is made using evaluated clinical criteria. Disease activity is best measured with a composite score assessing both objective signs and subjective symptoms, such as SCORAD. The management of AD must consider the clinical and pathogenic variabilities of the disease and also target flare prevention. Basic therapy includes hydrating topical treatment, as well as… CONTINUE READING
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