Emollients and moisturisers for eczema

Authors: van Zuuren EJ, Fedorowicz Z, Christensen R, Lavrijsen A, Arents BWM

Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012119. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012119.pub2.

Eczema is a chronic skin disease characterised by dry skin, intense itching, inflammatory skin lesions, and a considerable impact on quality of life. Moisturisation is an integral part of treatment, but it is unclear if moisturisers are effective.

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