atopic dermatitis

Secondary infections in ADDifferential diagnosis is challenging in cases of secondary infections, including secondarily infected eczema in all its permutations.
The Irregular Border
The Irregular BorderThere is increasing interest in so-called alternative medicine. Both patients and practitioners are clearly interested in this domain and this is in striking contrast to the bright, shining edifice of evidence-based medicine.
MauiDerm 2015: New drugs bring promising treatments for derm conditions
MauiDerm 2015: New drugs bring promising treatments for derm conditionsPromising new treatments for rosacea and leishmaniasis are among the highlights of a Maui Derm conference session about new drugs in dermatology.
Takeaway: Considering alternatives
Takeaway: Considering alternativesDermatology Times editorial advisor, Elaine Siegfried, M.D., talks with Peter Lio, M.D., assistant professor of clinical dermatology and pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and private practice, Dermatology and Aesthetics of Wicker Park, Wicker Park, Chicago, about his interest in alternative medicine and the legitimacy and usefulness of certain techniques and therapies.
What's trending in ocular allergy treatmentThe advent of spring yields the annual pilgrimage of patients into our offices complaining of the itchy, watery eyes of allergy. As any eyecare practitioner can attest, ocular allergy is one of the most common presentations to an eyecare practice.
Study identifies molecular mechanisms behind AD
Study identifies molecular mechanisms behind ADAccording to researchers, abnormalities in the skin barrier and in the immune system that characterize atopic dermatitis can be reversed by drugs that narrowly target the immune signaling proteins interleukin (IL)-4 and -13.
Developments in management for atopic dermatitis
Developments in management for atopic dermatitisNew topical and systemic medications are being developed specifically for atopic dermatitis (AD). New guidelines of care for the management of AD are being issued by the American Academy of Dermatology, and ongoing research in other areas may change the approach to AD management in the future. Meanwhile, strategies are needed to combat steroid phobia.
Latest advice on managing atopic dermatitis
Latest advice on managing atopic dermatitisThe bad news is that office visits for atopic dermatitis are on the rise; the good news is that the condition usually responds to topical therapy and vigilant skin care, according to a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Study explores atopic dermatitis-food allergy link
Study explores atopic dermatitis-food allergy linkAn animal study published online Nov. 3 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation links skin sensitization, gastrointestinal inflammation and food allergy.
Online follow-ups compare well with in-office care
Online follow-ups compare well with in-office careResults of a new study suggest the extent to which new ways of delivering dermatological services could improve outcomes and ease access to care.