Section 59
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Is decreased ultraviolet exposure during childhood the cause of the increased prevalence of atopic dermatitis?

Tyler, K.H.; Zirwas, M.J.

Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology 7(11): 38-39


ISSN/ISBN: 1941-2789
PMID: 25489382
Accession: 058167809

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There is a recent accumulation of data suggesting that decreased exposure to ultraviolet light in childhood could be a major factor contributing to the increasing rates of atopic dermatitis in children and adolescents. It would be worthwhile to study the relationship between vigilant sun protective behaviors in children and the incidence of atopic dermatitis.

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