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Disease burden of atopic dermatitis comparable to psoriasis

Disease burden of atopic dermatitis comparable to psoriasis
June 23, 2017

Patients with atopic dermatitis had health-related quality of life and productivity impairment that was comparable to patients with psoriasis, according to recently published study results in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Joel M. Gelfand, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and colleagues used data from the U.S. National Health and Wellness Survey to propensity-match patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) with control groups of patients without AD and patients with psoriasis.

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