Atopic Dermatitis: A Review of Topical Treatment

February 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 2 | Department | 110 | Copyright © February 2019

Kircik, L.H. et al.


Atopic dermatitis affects up to 20% of children and continues to increase in prevalence. Effective disease control is aimed at decreasing symptoms and reducing the frequency of flares, which may be complicated by secondary bacterial infections. Although recent advances have produced a number of non-systemic treatment options, topical corticosteroids remain a fundamental component of treatment algorithms.