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Preterm Infants at Lower Risk for Atopy

Key clinical point: Preterm infants develop atopic dermatitis less often than full term infants.

Major finding: Infants that spent more time in the neonatal ICU had a lower risk of developing atopic dermatitis (P = .0039).

Study details: A single-center study of 4,016 mother-infant dyads.

Disclosures: Dr. Schoch reported having no relevant financial disclosures.


Schoch J et al. SPD 2019, Poster 2.