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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 13-18

Scoring atopic dermatitis and six sign atopic dermatitis: Comparison of prognostic and predictive value in atopic dermatitis

Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Alpna Thakur
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.116845

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Introduction: Atopic dermatitis is an enigmatic chronically relapsing dermatosis which is difficult to quantify. Present scoring systems have their inherent limitations. Aims and Objectives: To evaluate and compare the scoring systems SCORAD and SASSAD for atopic dermatitis and to correlate values with clinical and hematological parameters. Materials and Methods: Fifty patients of atopic dermatitis were selected and assessed at presentation and at four weeks using SCORAD and SASSAD. Appropriate haematological investigations were done at the time of assessments. The data obtained was assessed statistically. Results: The changes in both the SCORAD and SASSAD correlated with the changes in clinical and hematological profile. Conclusion: SCORAD seems to be a better scoring system as it addresses both the subjective and objective parameters.

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