World Clinics Dermatology: Atopic Dermatitis

by Rashmi Sarkar, Margarita Larralde

This book focuses on World clinics dermatology: Atopic Dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. It's common in children but can occur at any age. Atopic dermatitis is long lasting (chronic) and tends to flare periodically. It may be accompanied by asthma or hay fever. Atopic dermatitis in infants and children has been studied in details in the Western literature but there is lesser literature on this disease from the developing world. This book consists of 13 chapters, which include atopic eczema—epidemiology and comorbidities, etiopathogenesis of atopic dermatitis, skin barrier in atopic dermatitis, diagnosis and clinical features, severity scoring in atopic dermatitis, investigations in atopic eczema, atopic dermatitis treatment topical therapy, atopic dermatitis treatment, prevention strategies in atopic dermatitis, allergens and atopic dermatitis, microbes and atopic dermatitis, moisturizers in atopic dermatitis, and atopic dermatitis in developing countries with emphasis on India. Treatment is aimed at decreasing the dryness of the skin as well as to reduce the pruritus in the patients. Clinical manifestations of the disease can vary in different countries as also among children and adults. This is an excellent book for bringing practitioners of paediatric dermatology up to date on the most common disease that they come across.

Book Series: World Clinics


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