Scorad

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Synonym(s)

scoring of atopic dermatitis; Severity Scoring of Atopic Dermatitis

Definition
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Acronym for "Severity Scoring of Atopic Dermatitis". The SCORAD is an internationally accepted score for the standardized assessment of the skin condition and degree of severity of atopic eczema.

General information
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Taking into account six typical morphological changes (erythema, infiltration, crusts, scratch artifacts, lichenification, dryness of non-infested skin), 0-3 points per criterion are awarded based on an intensity scale (0 = absent, 1 = mild, 2 = moderate, 3 = severe). Furthermore, the percentage of affected skin area (extent in %) and the subjective assessment of symptoms such as itching and sleep loss are included using a visual analogue scale (0-10, max. 20 points).

Incoming links (2)

Ccl17; Scoring systems;

Outgoing links (1)

Atopic dermatitis (overview);

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020