Dyshidrosis: Epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and therapy

Sabra M. Lofgren, Erin M. Warshaw

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Dyshidrosis is a common chronic dermatitis of the hands and feet that may cause significant physical discomfort, psychological distress, and occupational impairment. Topics reviewed in this article include epidemiology, clinical findings, quality of life, and therapeutic considerations. Dyshidrosis is often difficult to manage; therefore, extra attention is given in this review article to current treatment options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-181
Number of pages17
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Dermatology


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