Atopic dermatitis tied to higher VTE risk

While absolute risk difference is small, higher risk seen for both DVT and pulmonary embolism.
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Eczema in adulthood is associated with an increased risk for VTE, according to a study in JAMA Dermatology.

Dr Tai-Li Chen, from Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan, and colleagues examined the risk for incident VTE among patients with atopic dermatitis.