Topical treatment of atopic dermatitis: a clinical case


DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2020.1.92-95

E.D. Kuvshinova

Federal Research Center for Nutrition, Biotechnology and Food Safety, Moscow, Russia
Background. Atopic dermatitis (AtD) – is one of the common chronic allergic inflammatory skin diseases, which is accompanied by
itching and age-related morphology of the elements. Genetic and immune mechanisms are involved in the development of the disease. The article presents modern approaches to the topical therapy of AtD. The place of traditional drugs, topical glucocorticosteroids, medicinal cosmetics in the treatment of AtD is considered.
Description of the clinical case. A case of severe AtD in 6-month-old child is presented. Complex treatment of AtD, including a personalized diet, the use of medications and topical therapy (glucocorticosteroids, skin care products), made it possible to control the course of the disease and reduce the risk of relapse.
Conclusion. Daily use of medicinal cosmetics significantly increases the effectiveness of the complex treatment of AtD and improves the quality of life of patients.

About the Autors


Corresponding author: Elena D. Kuvshinova, PhD, Senior Researcher at the Department of Allergology, Federal Research Center for Nutrition, Biotechnology and Food Safety, Moscow, Russia; e-mail: len.kuwshinowa@yandex.ru
Address: 2/14, build. 1, Ustinsky passage, Moscow 109240, Russian Federation


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