Lawrence Eichenfield, MD
Dr Eichenfield is a clinical professor at University of California, San Diego, and Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology.
Pediatric dermatology updates
In this article, Drs. Lawrence Eichenfield and Jessica Sprague review some of the most significant findings and developments in pediatric dermatology from the last year beginning with the availability of biologic agents for pediatric psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Staphylococcus aureus infections in atopic dermatitis
Staphylococcus aureus plays an important role in the pathogenesis and course of atopic dermatitis. Compared to the normal pediatric population, atopic patients are especially susceptible to colonization and recurrent infections of S aureus.