Atopic dermatitis in infants and children

J. M. Hanifin

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Atopic dermatitis is a common, chronic inflammatory skin disease triggered by a variety of irritative emotional and allergic factors. Education and simple prevention and maintenance measures such as proper moisturizing greatly reduce disease. Antibiotics and topical corticosteroids are therapeutic mainstays.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)763-789
Number of pages27
JournalPediatric clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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