Eczema and educational attainment – a systematic review.

von Kobyletzki, L.B. ; Beckman, L. ; Smirnova, J. ; Smeeth, L. ; Williams, H.C. ; McKee, M. ; Abuabara, K. ; Langan, S.M. ;
Eczema and educational attainment – a systematic review.
Br J Dermatol, 2016;

Eczema (syn. atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema) accounts for the largest global burden of disability due to skin disease (1) . Eczema affects up to 20% of children (1) , and is associated with impaired quality of life (QoL) of a similar magnitude to cancer and epilepsy. Yet, although eczema is common in children, little is known about long-term outcomes such as educational attainment (EA) of those affected. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.