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1

True or False: A rash that DOES NOT ITCH is not likely atopic dermatitis.

TRUE. A key feature of AD is that it itches.

2

What is characteristic of the microbiology of atopic dermatitis?

Commonly colonized with Staph aureus that produces enterotoxin or TSST-1 (toxic shock toxin)

3

What is the atopic dermatitis treatment pyramid?

MOISTURIZE, immunosuppresant, antihistamine, wet wrap, antibiotics.