More Vitamin D Didn’t Beat Placebo


Bruce Jancin, Skin & Allergy News Digital Network

COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO – Vitamin D insufficiency or outright deficiency is extremely common among pediatric atopic dermatitis patients, and it correlates with worse skin disease severity.

Unfortunately, vitamin D supplementation in such patients didn’t outperform placebo in improving their atopic dermatitis severity scores in a double-blind, randomized, prospective clinical trial, Dr. Irene Lara-Corrales reported at the annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology.

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