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eczema

Pruritic vesicles erupt on a boy’s legsA healthy 12-year-old boy with eczema shows up at the office with an incredibly itchy rash on his legs that has exploded over the last 48 hours. He has a history of dry skin to which his mother regularly applies various moisturizers, including calendula oil.
New hope for eczemaThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its approval of a new, corticoid-sparing ointment to treat mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in pediatric patients aged 2 years and older.
New guidelines for early peanut exposureNew recommendations for infant exposure to peanuts to prevent peanut allergy address something many pediatricians have long suspected: Early exposure to peanuts, even in infants that have eczema, could prevent development of peanut allergy.
Guidelines recommend early peanut introductionExperts weigh in on what to know about the new addendum to the peanut allergy prevention guidelines.
FDA approves corticosteroid-sparing topical option for eczemaThe FDA announced it has approved Eucrisa (Anacor Pharmaceuticals, crisaborole) ointment to treat mild to moderate eczema in patients two-years-of-age and older.
Research suggests new approaches to treat AD
Research suggests new approaches to treat ADResearch aimed at understanding the host-microbial interface in atopic dermatitis is ongoing but already providing insights for novel therapeutic strategies.
Top 5 of 2016: Pediatric dermatologyThis year has seen many advancements in pediatric dermatologic care spanning inflammatory conditions to skin cancer as well as the nuances of these conditions in skin of color patients. These are the top 5 pediatric articles of 2016 from Dermatology Times.
Advances in pediatric inflammatory skin diseaseExciting research is likely to change treatment for children. Dr. Eichenfield discusses advancements in treating this population.
Knowledge of skin microbiome provides insights into dermatological conditionsDirect sequencing data, together with culture data, supplies researchers with information about communities of bacteria and fungi on the skin.
Study offers new insight into pediatric eczema
Study offers new insight into pediatric eczemaResearchers have identified the skin phenotype of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) — a finding that challenges the notion of filaggrin's central role in the disease.