What is the relationship between pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) and lymphoma?

Updated: Jun 03, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Atopic dermatitis nearly doubles an individual's risk of developing lymphoma. This risk increases with usage of potent topical steroids, especially for prolonged time periods. [40]


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