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The water content of the stratum corneum in patients with atopic dermatitis. Measurement with the Corneometer CM 420
Werner Y
The dry looking skin seen in many patients with atopic dermatitis reflects a defect in the epidermal barrier, the stratum corneum, as demonstrated by an increased transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and a decreased ability of the stratum corneum to bind water. The absolute amount of water within the stratum corneum is of importance both for barrier properties and for the clinical appearance of the sk ...
Pages: 281-284
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