Poor compliance with topical corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis despite severe disease

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Dermatology online journal 02/2008; 14(9):13.
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Electronic monitoring of adherence provides opportunities for new insights into the relationship between adherence and treatment outcomes. We report a patient who was non-adherent to treatment despite a high degree of atopic dermatitis severity. Such patients may be better managed by measures that increase adherence rather than use of more potent, potentially toxic medications.

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