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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Principles of Management of Atopic Dermatitis

Principles of Management of Atopic Dermatitis Effective management must address 4 major issues: Skin barrier: Repairing the barrier through hydration and emollients Inflammation: Use of an anti-inflammatory agent, either topical or systemic In most…

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Atopic Dermatitis

…Patient Handouts: Skin Care in Atopic Dermatitis (69 KB) Treatment Plan for Atopic Dermatitis (67 KB)…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment

…mycophenolate mofetil, azathioprine, or interferon-gamma). Adjunctive care Education programs for the parental management of atopic dermatitis in children, and self-management in adolescents, improve disease control and should be integrated into…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Treatment

…ydrin or Amlactin) applied once daily after bathing is also effective for KP. It may be combined with urea. Individuals with atopic disease tend to tolerate high concentrations of lactic acid (>5%) without some adjunctive therapy to control their…

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Atopic Dermatitis: References

…arsow U, Wollenberg A, Simon D, et al. (2009) ETFAD/EADV eczema task force 2009 position paper on diagnosis and treatment of atopic dermatitis. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, Epub ahead of print. Williams HC, Grindlay DJ. (2010). What’s new in atopic

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Molluscum Contagiosum: Clinical Cases

…aterally, few scattered lesions on posterior thighs; lesions on a background of very mild eczematous plaques consistent with atopic dermatitis Diagnosis: molluscum contagiosum in the setting of mild atopic dermatitis Lesions are treated with 0.7%…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…ing in loss of the lateral aspect of the eyebrows, also known as Hertoghe’s sign. Hypopigmented patches with subtle scale in atopic dermatitis, also known as pityriasis alba. Fissuring is common in the retroauricular fold. Bacterial superinfection…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Key Points

Key Points Atopic dermatitis is an often chronic, intermittent disease. It is commonly found in association with allergic rhinitis, asthma, or other manifestations of atopy. There are two likely-related pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying the…

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Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…implex type II. Herpetic whitlow may occur when digits are exposed to herpetic lesions. Eczema herpeticum, superinfection of atopic dermatitis with HSV, is common and can be difficult to distinguish from impetiginized eczema (i.e., atopic dermatitis…

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