When is emergency therapy for atopic dermatitis (eczema) indicated?

Updated: Jun 03, 2020
  • Author: Brian S Kim, MD, MTR, FAAD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Answer

Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) do not usually require emergency therapy, but they may visit the emergency department for treatment of acute flares caused by eczema herpeticum and bacterial infections.


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