Approach to the Assessment and Management of Adult Patients With Atopic Dermatitis: A Consensus Document. Section V: Consensus Statements on the Assessment and Management of Adult Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

J Cutan Med Surg. 2018 Nov/Dec;22(1_suppl):30S-35S. doi: 10.1177/1203475418803625.


This document is a concise, current, and practical guide for dermatologists and other health care providers managing adult patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD). The recommendations made here are based on a consensus of specialists with extensive experience managing patients with AD. Topics reviewed in this publication include AD pathophysiology, assessment, comorbidities, and treatment options.

Keywords: adult atopic dermatitis; atopic dermatitis; consensus statement; management.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Comorbidity
  • Consensus
  • Dermatitis, Atopic / epidemiology
  • Dermatitis, Atopic / physiopathology*
  • Dermatitis, Atopic / therapy*
  • Humans