How common is pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) in the US?

Updated: Apr 26, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Atopic dermatitis occurs in approximately 10-20% of children and 2% of adults. [2] Children with concurrent asthma or hayfever have a 30-50% incidence of developing atopic dermatitis.

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