Am J Clin Dermatol 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.
Department of Dermatology, New York Medical College School of Medicine, New York, NY, 10029, USA.
Topical corticosteroid phobia may lead to poor adherence, resulting in persistent disease and escalation to systemic agents. The aim of this paper was to review current literature to assess topical steroid phobia prevalence, populations most at risk, reasons behind steroid phobia, and interventions to reduce it. A systematic search of PubMed, Ovid ([email protected], MEDLINE), ScienceDirect, and Web of Science was performed. Read More