Fast Five Quiz: Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

Dirk M. Elston, MD

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June 07, 2021

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common inflammatory skin disease among children. This chronic disorder is immunologic in nature and is characterized by pruritic lesions. The condition arises by age 5 years in most pediatric patients and often starts in infants aged 2-6 months. About half of affected children outgrow the disease by age 7. In the most severe cases, the condition can adversely affect growth and development.

How familiar are you with pediatric AD? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.

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