The lack of a relationship between atopic dermatitis and nonmelanoma skin cancers.

@article{Ming2004TheLO,
  title={The lack of a relationship between atopic dermatitis and nonmelanoma skin cancers.},
  author={Michael E Ming and Ross M Levy and Ole J Hoffstad and Jennifer C. Filip and Bea B Abrams and Carlos V. Fernandez and David J Margolis},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={357-62}
}
BACKGROUND Very little has been published on whether a relationship exists between atopic dermatitis (AD) and skin cancer. OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to investigate whether individuals with AD are more likely than other patients with dermatologic conditions to develop nonmelanoma skin cancer. METHODS This was a case-control, mailed-survey study. RESULTS Of those contacted, 69.8% (3207 of 4591) filled out the survey. Of the control patients, 18.4% (254) had a history of AD as… CONTINUE READING

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