atopic dermatitis

Researchers ID underlying cause of atopic dermatitis
Researchers ID underlying cause of atopic dermatitisStaphylococci bacteria on the skin’s surface can produce a biofilm that occludes the sweat ducts, which results in atopic dermatitis and eczema, according to results of a recent study.
Boy with worst-case dermatitis
Boy with worst-case dermatitisYou are called to the emergency room to see an ill-looking, 13-year-old boy with a severe flare of his atopic dermatitis associated with fever, malaise, and chills, which started a week ago.
Poster highlights from MauiDerm 2014Couldn't make it to MauiDerm 2014? Here is a brief collection of some of the poster presentations from the conference.
2013: The year in reviewAs 2013 came to a close, Dermatology Times asked some of its editorial advisory board members what they considered to be some of the most clinically relevant advances in the past year.
AAD issues guidelines for atopic dermatitis diagnosis
AAD issues guidelines for atopic dermatitis diagnosisThe American Academy of Dermatology has issued new guidelines for the diagnosis and assessment of atopic dermatitis.
Bleach baths effective for inflammatory conditions
Bleach baths effective for inflammatory conditionsA dilute bleach solution may be an effective way to treat certain inflammatory skin conditions, according to a new study.
DERMATOLOGY: Multiple modalities for treating atopic dermatitis
DERMATOLOGY: Multiple modalities for treating atopic dermatitisManagement of atopic dermatitis is always a topic of key interest for pediatricians because of the prevalence of this dermatologic disorder, its chronic nature, and its negative impact on quality of life.
Alternative medicine can help where traditional therapies failThe field of alternative medicine is increasing in popularity among dermatologists in the United States, particularly among their patients. Though conventional treatment approaches can be effective in quelling the symptoms associated with atopic dermatitis and other cutaneous diseases and conditions, “natural” remedies can also be of significant value in carefully selected patients.
PuriCore partners with Onset DermatologicsPuriCore, a water-based clean technology company, has entered into a marketing partnership with Onset Dermatologics.
AD with food allergy accelerates allergic marchAtopic dermatitis coupled with food allergy in early childhood speeds up allergic progression, according to findings from a recent study.