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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