The effect of environmental humidity and temperature on skin barrier function and dermatitis

@article{Engebretsen2016TheEO,
  title={The effect of environmental humidity and temperature on skin barrier function and dermatitis},
  author={Kristiane A. Engebretsen and Jeanne Duus Johansen and Sanja Ke{\vz}i{\'c} and Allan Linneberg and J.P. Thyssen},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology},
  year={2016},
  volume={30}
}
Physicians are aware that climatic conditions negatively affect the skin. In particular, people living in equator far countries such as the Northern parts of Europe and North America are exposed to harsh weather during the winter and may experience dry and itchy skin, or deterioration of already existing dermatoses. We searched the literature for studies that evaluated the mechanisms behind this phenomenon. Commonly used meteorological terms such as absolute humidity, relative humidity and dew… 

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