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FDA Approves Dupilumab, a Potential Blockbuster for Atopic Dermatitis
Highly anticipated potential first-line treatment now a go in the United States.
"Not only has it shown efficacy in atopic dermatitis, but dupilumab also has shown efficacy in related atopic dermatitis conditions such as asthma and nasal polyps," said Akinlade.
Bola Akinlade, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, discussed the results of the dupilumab study presented at AAAAI 2017.
Luz Fonacier, MD, Winthrop University Hospital, detailed the process of looking at eczema and contact dermatitis in an allergist's practice.
The second of a two-part, year-end review of advances against eczema/dermatitis (AD) focused on treatment and prevention, noting there was little evidence showing "relative efficacy" of common systemic treatments.
An end-of-year two-part review highlighted that despite prevalent outcome measures, there is no consensus on the definition of a flare in atopic dermatitis.
Most dermatologists in the United Kingdom choose phototherapy first when treating adult patients with recalcitrant moderate-to-severe atopic eczema/dermatitis (AD).
The first study to associate genetic variances linked to skin barrier deficiencies and immune response in atopic eczema/dermatitis with the responses to treatment over several years has moved the field closer to individualizing precision therapies for the condition.
Skin conditions can cause physical, emotional, and financial duress. And, since atopic dermatitis in infants is often linked with asthma, allergies, hay fever, sleep problems, and weight issues, the total cost of eczema treatment could scale $3.8 billion annually.

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