Atopic dermatitis, a psycho-dermatological disease needs attention beyond pharmacotherapy: A case report


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Author Details : Pradnya Manwatkar, Anant D. Patil*

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 81-83

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijced.2021.016



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Abstract

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. The condition may cause significant impairment of quality of life because of severe symptoms. Stress is known factors for the aggravation of symptoms. Non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments are important in its management. We report a case of atopic dermatitis successfully managed with additional psychotherapy and counselling after initial ineffective response to pharmacotherapy.

Keywords: Atopic dermatitis, Counselling, Pharmacotherapy, Psychological disturbances.


How to cite : Manwatkar P , Patil A D, Atopic dermatitis, a psycho-dermatological disease needs attention beyond pharmacotherapy: A case report. IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2021;7(1):81-83


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)



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