Treatment of Eczema: Corticosteroids and Beyond

@article{Chong2015TreatmentOE,
  title={Treatment of Eczema: Corticosteroids and Beyond},
  author={Melanie Chong and Luz Fonacier},
  journal={Clinical Reviews in Allergy \& Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={51},
  pages={249-262}
}
  • M. Chong, L. Fonacier
  • Published 1 December 2016
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that requires a manifold approach to therapy. The goal of therapy is to restore the function of the epidermal barrier and to reduce skin inflammation. This can be achieved with skin moisturization and topical anti-inflammatory agents, such as topical corticosteroids and calcineurin inhibitors. Furthermore, proactive therapy with twice weekly use of both topical corticosteroids and calcineurin inhibitors in previously affected areas… 

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