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Atopic Dermatitis Area and Severity Index (ADASI) Score

Purpose:

To use the Atopic Dermatitis Area and Severity Index (ADASI) Score to evaluate a patient with atopic dermatitis over time.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

L20

Description:

The Atopic Dermatitis Area and Severity Index (ADASI) score is a simple method for measuring the extent of involvement in patients with atopic dermatitis. Three different colors are used to document the extent and severity of  skin involvement, then a counting grid is used to measure the number of points falling on the different areas. It can be used to monitor the patient over time and to evaluate response to therapeutic interventions.

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