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Phototherapy and systemic treatments

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Nick ReynoldsORCiD, Dr Simon Meggitt


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A proportion of children and adults with moderate to severe atopic eczema are not adequately controlled with emollients and topical steroids, resulting in significant morbidity and disability. Studies indicate a significant placebo response, so randomized controlled trials of new treatments are vital. This article reviews the evidence for phototherapy and systemic treatments in atopic eczema.

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Author(s): Reynolds NJ, Meggitt SJ

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Hospital Medicine

Year: 2002

Volume: 63

Issue: 11

Pages: 657-661

ISSN (print): 0441-2745

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Publisher: Quadrant HealthCom