Long-term emollient therapy improves xerosis in children with atopic dermatitis.

  title={Long-term emollient therapy improves xerosis in children with atopic dermatitis.},
  author={Franck Boralevi and Mark{\'e}ta Saint Aroman and Alain Delarue and H Raudsepp and Andrzej Kaszuba and Matilda Bylaite and George Sorin Tiplica},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  volume={28 11},
BACKGROUND Hydration with topical emollients forms the backbone of treatment for mild atopic dermatitis (AD), but few randomized controlled trials have assessed their efficacy in young children. OBJECTIVES Assess the efficacy and tolerability of long-term emollient therapy in the treatment of moderate to severe xerosis in young children with AD. METHODS This was a phase III, multicentre, double-blind, randomized, vehicle-controlled trial. Children (n = 251) aged 2-6 years with AD-associated… CONTINUE READING
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