Ten-year mortality is increased after hospitalization for atopic dermatitis compared with the general population, but reduced compared with psoriasis.

@article{Egeberg2017TenyearMI,
  title={Ten-year mortality is increased after hospitalization for atopic dermatitis compared with the general population, but reduced compared with psoriasis.},
  author={Alexander Egeberg and Lone Skov and Y M F Andersen and Lotus Mallbris and Gunnar Hilmar Gislason and Jonathan I Silverberg and Jashin J Wu and Jacob P Thyssen},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={98-105}
}
BACKGROUND Psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (AD) are chronic inflammatory skin disorders. Mortality is increased in psoriasis, yet no studies on mortality in AD are currently available. OBJECTIVE We investigated 10-year mortality after hospitalization for AD compared with psoriasis and the general population. METHODS Between 1996 and 2002 all Danes aged 18 years or older with a first-time hospitalization as a result of AD or psoriasis and AD-matched healthy control subjects were examined in… CONTINUE READING