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Research Article

Assessment of the Influence Systemic Cryotherapy Exerts on Chosen Skin Scores of Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: Pilot Study

Table 2

The skin parameters measured before the first treatment (1), immediately after the first (2), after the 15th treatment (3), and after 3 weeks from the end of WBC therapy (4) on healthy and diseased skin.

Part of the bodyMeasurement
1234

Forearm without atopic changesHydration level
(Q25-Q75)
29.9 (28.1-32.3)28.1 (22.4-29.4)28.2 (25.8-30.3)23.5 (14.5-30.1)NS
Sebum level
(Q25-Q75)
1 (0-1)1 (1-2)0.5 (0-1)0 (0-0)4 vs.1
0.043
pH level
(Q25-Q75)
5.6 (5.2-6.1)5.4 (5.1-5.9)5.4(4.5-6.0)5.7 (4.8-6.0)NS

Hand with atopic changesHydration level
(Q25-Q75)
10 (8-12.1)10.5 (9.4-13.5)9.9 (7.9-16.4)14.8 (9.5-20.0)2 vs.1
0.015
3 vs.1
0.010
4 vs.1
0.010
Sebum level
(Q25-Q75)
1 (0-1)1 (0-2)0 (0-3)1 (0-1)NS
pH level
(Q25-Q75)
5.8 (5.5-5.9)5.6 (5.6-6.0)5.5 (5.0-6.08)5.6 (5.3-5.8)NS

1-4: measurement number; vs.: versus; NS: nonstatistical; : median; Q25-Q75: the value of the lower and the upper quartile. .

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