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2020 Jan-Feb

Indian J Dermatol



Is Itch Intensity in Atopic Dermatitis Associated with Skin Colonization by ?


Blicharz L, Usarek P, Młynarczyk G, Skowroński K, Rudnicka L, Samochocki Z
Indian J Dermatol. 2020 Jan-Feb; 65(1):17-21.
PMID: 32029934.


Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a highly pruritic skin condition of unclear pathogenesis. Patients with AD are predisposed to colonization by due to deficiencies in the mechanical and immunological functions of the skin barrier. Recent studies indirectly show that may aggravate disease flares in AD.