What is the goal of drug treatment for vesicular palmoplantar eczema?

Updated: Aug 23, 2019
  • Author: Jessica Dunkley, MD, MHSc, CCFP; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy for vesicular palmoplantar eczema are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.

The dyshidrotic eczema severity index (DASI), a standardized severity scale for palmoplantar eczema, has made it easier to compare the efficacy of various therapies in controlled clinical trials. [65]


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