Numerous differences exist between dermatology groups on treatment for atopic dermatitis (AD), report Girish C. Mohan and Dr. Peter A. Lio.

A clinical review of AD management guidelines from seven international dermatology organizations found that, although basic guidelines for first-line topical and systemic treatment are similar, “notable differences” were found on guidelines for adjunctive therapies such as diluted bleach baths, vitamin D, and environmental modifications.

“The juxtaposition of different guidelines can enhance individualization of treatment for a patient with AD by drawing from different disciplines with varying traditions and perspectives,” the investigators said in the report.

Read the full review in JAMA Dermatology .


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