dermatitis

New products for November 2017A round-up of the latest products hitting the dermatology market including treatment for eczema and wounds, plus care for rejuvenating procedures.
Stubborn ring of rash around a boy's mouthThe mother of a healthy 11-year-old boy brings him to the office for help to clear a rash that has persisted around his mouth for 3 months. Although the boy rarely licks his lips, he does not use lip products and has not changed his dental products.
Use common sense for dermatologic concernsDr Farber shares 8 common sense tips for handling dermatologic concerns.
LEO Pharma invests in biotech firm developing aerosol alopecia treatment device
LEO Pharma invests in biotech firm developing aerosol alopecia treatment deviceLEO Pharma is investing in biotechnology company Novpyxis, as it develops an aerosol-based drug delivery device used for topical skin treatments, according to a news release.
10 More Newly Approved Drugs
10 More Newly Approved DrugsWhat you need to know about the the 10 newest FDA drug approvals.
Pruritic vesicles erupt on a boy’s legsA healthy 12-year-old boy with eczema shows up at the office with an incredibly itchy rash on his legs that has exploded over the last 48 hours. He has a history of dry skin to which his mother regularly applies various moisturizers, including calendula oil.
7 tips for educating patients about Halloween skin irritantsWhat’s more frightful than Halloween? What the makeup and costumes can do to children’s and adult’s skin. Dermatologists weigh in with their top tips to help patients avoid post-Halloween skin horrors. Learn more
3 post-Halloween dermatologic woes and how to treat themThe ghosts, ghouls and goblins might be gone, but the skin problems from costumes, makeup and accessories will likely fuel post-Halloween visits to dermatologists. We asked dermatologists to comment on what colleagues are likely to see this time of year and how best to treat those skin conditions. Learn more
Wilderness medicine: Your guide to treating illness or injury in the great outdoors
Wilderness medicine: Your guide to treating illness or injury in the great outdoorsAs a pediatrician accompanying friends, family, or youth groups, or because of coincidental proximity to accidents, we may be looked on to provide initial medical care for injured or sick children (or adults) in a wilderness setting far from our usual practice, and far from our usual comfort zone.
More pearls from the trenchesIn my many years as a pediatrician, I have identified a number of “pearls,” or words of wisdom, that can help in the clinical setting.