Treatment of Eczema: Corticosteroids and Beyond

  title={Treatment of Eczema: Corticosteroids and Beyond},
  author={M. Chong and L. Fonacier},
  journal={Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology},
  • M. Chong, L. Fonacier
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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