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European Journal of Dermatology


Efficacy of hospital inpatient topical treatment for severe adult atopic dermatitis: a retrospective study of 56 patients Volume 27, numéro 4, July-August 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology,
Larrey Hospital and Toulouse University,
Toulouse, France
Toulouse, France

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic pruritic inflammatory skin disease resulting from defects in the skin barrier and aberrant immune responses [1]. It is a common skin disorder that impacts quality of life, affecting approximately 2-10% of adults [2]. Topical treatment of AD is limited by poor adherence [3, 4]. According to the European Guidelines, hospitalisation or systemic treatment should be considered in patients with severe disease who cannot be managed with topical therapy [5, 6]. There [...]