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Atopic dermatitis in children costs £47m each year

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7291.884/a (Published 14 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:884
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Treating atopic dermatitis in preschool children may be costing as much as £47m ($70.5m) a year in the United Kingdom, according to new research (British Journal of Dermatology 2001;144:514-22). Almost one in seven children now has an episode of atopic dermatitis at some time.

    The authors, from the Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, …

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