When is inpatient care indicated in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD)?

Updated: Apr 26, 2021
  • Author: Cassandra Bradby, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Few patients with atopic dermatitis will require hospitalization. Patients with cellulitis or severe secondary infection may require intravenous antibiotics and sedation.


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