All publications of “Mara Huffenbaecher Giavina-Bianchi”

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Dupilumab in the treatment of severe atopic dermatitis refractory to systemic immunosuppression: case report

Mara Huffenbaecher Giavina-Bianchi ORCID logo , Pedro Giavina-Bianchi ORCID logo , Luiz Vicente Rizzo ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019RC4599

ABSTRACT Case report of a patient with severe atopic dermatitis who showed a good response to dupilumab. She had already used two immunosuppressive agents, cyclosporine A and mycophenolate mofetil, for the treatment of atopic dermatitis with no proper control of the disease. She had also been taking all measures to control severe cases of the disease: bath and environmental controls, topical potent corticosteroids and emollients. She presented constant pruritus and skin lesions, frequent skin infections e poor quality of life. […]