Atopic dermatitis : from diagnosis to determining the severity score

This course is adapted from the CD-ROM "Atopic dermatitis : from diagnosis to determining the severity score", designed and produced by Pr J.F. Stalder, under the auspices of the European Task Force on Atopic Dermatitis, in support of the ETAC clinical trial of UCB-Pharma.
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Atopic dermatitis is a common inflammatory skin disorder characterized by a chronic, relapsing course.

In order to evaluate the severity of this disease as objectively as possible, the European Task Force on Atopic Dermatitis has developed a method allowing consistent assessment by means of a severity index called SCORAD (for SCOring Atopic Dermatitis).

This HTML course was created to facilitate your diagnosis.

  1. Atopic dermatitis : how to make the diagnosis ?

  2. SCORAD : the scoring system and how it works

  3. Exercises and practical applications

  4. Conclusion

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