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Racial and ethnic disparities abound in eczema careEczema affects around 11% of children overall, but only about half of minority children with severe eczema are treated for the condition. A new study looks at why these children are overlooked.
Does pediatric psoriasis increase cancer risk? (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large retrospective cohort study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology that examined whether children with pediatric psoriasis are at increased risk of cancer and discusses 2 caveats to the findings.
Routine use of corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis discouraged by IECThe International Eczema Council (IEC) is recommending that the routine use of systemic corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis be discouraged and instead, it should be reserved for special circumstances.
New products for November 2017A round-up of the latest products hitting the dermatology market including treatment for eczema and wounds, plus care for rejuvenating procedures.
Topical corticosteroids reduce retinoid irritation, study showsTransient topical corticosteroids could take edge off severe irritation from topical retinoid acne treatment without decreasing efficacy.
Optimal topical retinoid use for acneStriking the perfect balance for retinoid use isn't easy. In this article, Dr. Michael Kolodney outlines his techniques for applying and managing retinoids.
In atopic dermatitis, are you employing the therapeutic ladder approach?Treatment for atopic dermatitis isn’t always straightforward. In this article, a physician outlines treatment approaches.
Atopic dermatitis: Biologics to watch in 2018In this article, we take a look at the development of new treatments for atopic dermatitis.
Recommendations for systemic therapy in eczema New recommendations from the International Eczema Council aim to address a question that has gone largely unanswered: When should dermatologists and others prescribe systemic therapy to treat atopic dermatitis?
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.

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