Tips and Tricks for Controlling Eczema

Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2019 Nov;39(4):521-533. doi: 10.1016/j.iac.2019.07.006. Epub 2019 Aug 31.


Eczema is a chronic, relapsing, and remitting disease that can affect patients from infancy through adulthood. Severity of eczema ranges from mild to severe and can be plagued with recurrent flares. These flares can be difficult to treat and may require use of different strategies to address the issue. In this article, the author addresses different therapeutic options that can be used in those patients with difficult-to-treat eczema.

Keywords: Dupilumab; Eczema; Immunosuppressants; Moisturizers; Topical calcineurin inhibitors; Topical corticosteroids.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Diagnostic Tests, Routine
  • Disease Management
  • Eczema / diagnosis*
  • Eczema / etiology*
  • Eczema / prevention & control
  • Eczema / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Symptom Assessment