What is included in the long-term monitoring 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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Atopic dermatitis is chronic and relapsing. The main goal of treatment is control of the disease, not a cure. Patient education about management of flare and recognition of superinfection is paramount.


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