An age-specific evaluation of patients with pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) may allow for the development of focused algorithms for prioritizing assessment based on age, according to a cohort study of 356 cases of PG in JAMA Dermatology.
Inflammatory Skin Disease
Immune system modulators are changing the ways in which dermatologists treat inflammatory skin diseases. But how best to use these medications and for which skin diseases isn’t always clear.
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In this slideshow, we highlight four atopic dermatitis phenotypes in children as described in JAMA Pediatrics.
Children under two years old with signs of atopic dermatitis have an increased risk of developing asthma and food allergies, researchers report in JAMA Pediatrics. And, young children with both early onset atopic dermatitis and a food allergy, have a “very high risk” of developing asthma or allergic rhinitis.
Patch 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 used in topical products used to relieve atopic dermatitis in children might put those patients at higher risk for contact dermatitis.
NIH investigators find that Staphylococcus epidermidis is predominant in less severe cases, while Staphylococcus aureus is associated with patients who have more severe disease.
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is one of the most common skin conditions treated by dermatologists. As such, articles on atopic dermatitis tend to be some of the most popular Dermatology Times content. These are the top three AD articles.
When it comes to treating atopic dermatitis in non-white racial ethnic groups, there are variations in prevalence, genetic factors and clinical presentation.