Atopic dermatitis in children, part 2: Treatment options

David A. Kiken, Nanette B. Silverberg

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Treatment options for children with atopic dermatitis (AD) include environmental modifications, corticosteroids, calcineurin inhibitors, and some less frequently used alternative therapies. Treatment of AD is a multifaceted approach that requires avoidance of specific triggers and irritants, repair and maintenance of the stratum corneum, cessation of the itch-scratch cycle, and reduction of inflammation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)401-406
Number of pages6
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes


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