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2020 Jul

Br J Dermatol



The Impact of Airborne Pollution on Atopic Dermatitis-A Literature Review.


Hendricks AJ, Eichenfield LF, Shi VY
Br J Dermatol. 2020 Jul; 183(1):16-23.
PMID: 31794065.


The increasing prevalence of atopic dermatitis (AD) parallels a global rise in industrialization and urban living over recent decades. This shift in lifestyle is accompanied by greater cutaneous exposure to environmental pollutants during the course of daily activities. Commonly encountered forms of airborne pollution include particulate matter, traffic-related air pollution, volatile organic compounds and cigarette smoke.