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Eczema increases the risk of impaired mental health among children

Key clinical point: Eczema is an independent risk factor for impaired mental health in American children.

Major finding: The rate of mental health impairment is 27% among children with eczema and 18% among children without.

Study details: A cross-sectional analysis of data collected from 2013 to 2017 by the National Health Interview Survey.

Disclosures: Dr. Wan reported receiving research fellowship funding from Pfizer.

Citation:

AAD Annual Meeting 2019