Topical Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis: A Review
In order to help clinicians make informed decisions for patients suffering with allergic skin diseases, 24 recent publications on the treatment of atopic dermatitis were reviewed in an article published in the journal Current Opinion in Allergy and ...
Monthly Prescribing Reference - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:45

Spotlight on atopic dermatitis treatments
San Diego — Research on new agents for atopic dermatitis holds promise for children with the skin disease. This is while dermatologists continue to face challenges in effectively managing eczema in their pediatric patients. “Atopic dermatitis is the ...
ModernMedicine - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:56

Preventive measures help to manage diaper dermatitis
Toronto — Both common and uncommon causes of diaper dermatitis have to be recognized in order to develop an effective plan to treat diaper dermatitis, a condition that is highly frequent in infants, according to a staff physician in pediatric ...
ModernMedicine - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:36

Bleach-based gel wash improves severity of atopic dermatitis
Denver — Positive results of an open-label, multicenter trial support the use of a gel body wash containing 0.006 percent sodium hypochlorite (CLn Body Wash, Top MD Skin Care) as an adjunct in the management of atopic dermatitis (AD), according to ...
ModernMedicine - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:32

Seven recent developments in atopic dermatitis, chronic urticaria
Wet wrap therapy improves dermatitis symptoms in children. Wet wrap therapy was beneficial as an acute intervention for children with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in whom other therapies had failed. The observational cohort study included 72 ...
Healio - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:02

Radiation Dermatitis Evidence From a Clinical Practice Guideline
Patients undergoing external radiation therapy to treat cancer or prevent its recurrence often experience acute radiation dermatitis (RD) beginning within 2–3 weeks after the start of radiation therapy, or "late" RD lasting more than 90 days. Acute RD ...
Medscape - Wed, 03 Sep 2014 21:15

Patch testing tricks in atopic dermatitis with concomitant contact dermatitis
COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO– Contact dermatitis goes together with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis like ham and eggs. Reading patch test results in such patients poses unique challenges, because of the impaired skin barrier function intrinsic to atopic ...
Skin and Allergy News Digital Network - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:00

Can Anything Cure Dermatitis?
Question: My mother is 70 and recently started have problems with dermatitis on her face, chest, and behind ears. It gets better at times, then flares. She recently started taking a low-dose steroid, which has helped some, but her dermatologist was ...
Newsmax Health - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:11

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