Recognize whether the test being ordered is the right one for the condition suspected, as well as whether the patient’s insurance company will fund it, Jennifer Hand, M.D., told colleagues at the Society for Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting this weekend in Austin, Texas.
Rajani Katta, M.D., shared some of the new triggers for contact dermatitis at this weekend's Society for Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. With a practice nearly exclusively dedicated to treating this condition, she's seen a rising number of cases related to essential oils and flavorings.
While topical therapies may suffice for mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis, systemic agents may become necessary for more severe disease. Peter Lio, M.D., discusses his approach to treatment utilizing available therapies.