eczema

Volatility in atopic dermatitis can impede treatment course“Because atopic dermatitis is episodic, its incidence, prevalence, persistence, remission, flare and long-term control require careful definition,” researchers write.
11 of the Weirdest Medical Facts Ever Believed
11 of the Weirdest Medical Facts Ever BelievedFrom the Drug Topics archives, one of most popular features in our history returns.
Manuka honey tested as AD treatmentA pilot study shows that Manuka honey may have some healing properties in atopic dermatitis.
An AD treatment phobia that is a “phenomenon”Atopic dermatitis patients have a phobia of topical corticosteroids that is so strong, it’s been described as a “phenomenon.”
Patch testing remains underreported
Patch testing remains underreportedPatch testing for allergic contact dermatitis in the pediatric population is performed at a higher rate than previously reported, but still grossly underreported, according to a study of the Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Registry.
Ingredients in eczema topicals pose contact dermatitis riskIngredients used in topical products used to relieve atopic dermatitis in children might put those patients at higher risk for contact dermatitis.
Use common sense for dermatologic concernsDr Farber shares 8 common sense tips for handling dermatologic concerns.
Guidelines for life after LEAPAs the number of infants and children developing peanut allergy continues to grow, so does the need for pediatricians and other primary care providers to understand current recommendations on how best to prevent this allergy.
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Guidance for Atopic Dermatitis
Diagnostic & Therapeutic Guidance for Atopic DermatitisThe April Table of the Month discusses diagnostic and therapeutic tips for AD patients.
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.