Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis: Section 3. Management and treatment with phototherapy and systemic agents

Academic Article


  • Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, pruritic inflammatory dermatosis that affects up to 25% of children and 2% to 3% of adults. This guideline addresses important clinical questions that arise in atopic dermatitis management and care, providing recommendations based on the available evidence. In this third of 4 sections, treatment of atopic dermatitis with phototherapy and systemic immunomodulators, antimicrobials, and antihistamines is reviewed, including indications for use and the risk-benefit profile of each treatment option. © 2014 by the American Academy of Dermatology, Inc.
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    Author List

  • Sidbury R; Davis DM; Cohen DE; Cordoro KM; Berger TG; Bergman JN; Chamlin SL; Cooper KD; Feldman SR; Hanifin JM
  • Start Page

  • 327
  • End Page

  • 349
  • Volume

  • 71
  • Issue

  • 2