atopic dermatitis

Crowdsourcing pinpoints unmet needs in eczema researchA new study using crowdsourcing harnesses the power of social media chatter to better understand unmet needs in eczema research.
Drug pipeline developments: Alopecia areata and atopic dermatitisPromising treatments are coming for alopecia areata and atopic dermatitis, but they will come at a high cost.
Patch testing in atopic dermatitisPatch testing is a standard part of the diagnostic regimen for ACD. However, patch testing in patients with AD represents a conundrum for clinicians.
Common pediatric disorders in skin of colorAlthough pediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities among children with skin of color and lighter-skinned children, there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types.
How skin microbiome varies in pediatric and adult atopic dermatitis (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara explains key findings from a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Immunology. The study examined whether changes in the skin's microbiome were responsible for atopic dermatitis remission that occurs as children age.
Appreciating the role of microbial communities on the skinMicrobial colonization in the development of inflammatory conditions and immune-mediated conditions is a hot research topic, and new dermatologic therapies can potentially result from greater understanding of the role of microbial communities on the skin and in the gut.
Survey puts spotlight on a big problem for children with eczema: BullyingMany children with eczema suffer from bullying because of the skin condition. A new survey reflects what children and caregivers are experiencing, beyond the itch.
Common pediatric disorders in skin of colorPediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities when these present in skin of color and lighter-skin children. But there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types. An expert discusses how treatments should be approached.
Restoring the balance: skin microbiome in atopic dermatitisResearch has demonstrated that staph aureus is in increased supply on the skin of atopic dermatitis patients coupled with less overall diversity in the number of bacteria on their skin, suggesting therapies that achieve balance in the skin microbiome could help to manage atopic dermatitis.
Pattern distinguishes atopic, contact dermatitisPart of the management of contact dermatitis is identifying the offending agent through patch testing and eliminating contact with the offending agent.