The skin microbiome: Is there a role in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis and psoriasis?

David A. Sanchez, Joshua D. Nosanchuk, Adam J. Friedman

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Skin microbiome studies have elucidated clinically pertinent information regarding its potential role in the pathogenesis of certain inflammatory skin disorders. Two of the most commonly diagnosed chronic inflammatory skin disorders that have been connected to perturbation of the skin microbiome are psoriasis (PS) and atopic dermatitis (AD). The objective of this brief review is to recapitulate some of the novel findings concerning the microbiome's role in AD and PS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-130
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Drugs in Dermatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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