Management of atopic dermatitis: safety and efficacy of phototherapy

Patrizi A, Raone B, Ravaioli G

Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2015;8:511-520.

Atopic dermatitis (AD), or eczema, is categorized as a chronic inflammatory skin condition that is present in all age groups. Frequent relapses and a negative impact on quality of life for patients are common outcomes of this disease. “Phototherapy represents an optimal resource for the treatment of AD.” Treatment with phototherapy can be combined with systemic drugs which allows a reduced dose of each modality.