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August 2016

Research Gaps in Quality of Life and Economic Burden of Atopic DermatitisThe National Eczema Association Burden of Disease Audit

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Dermatology, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(8):873-874. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1978

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common, chronically relapsing skin condition that affects an estimated 10.7% and 7.2% of American children and adults, respectively.1,2 Atopic dermatitis is burdensome at the individual and population level, associated with reduced quality of life and substantial financial costs.

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