Tag: dermatitis

1. Upadacitinib combined with topical corticosteroids reduced Eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI) and Investigator’s Global Assessment for atopic dermatitis (vIGA-AD) scores significantly more than placebo with corticosteroids. 2. Efficacy of upadacitinib combination therapy was comparable to upadacitinib monotherapy, suggesting potential for steroid-sparing treatment of atopic dermatitis. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: For...
1. In this study, nemolizumab with topical agents and oral antihistamines when compared to topical agents and oral antihistamines alone reduced pruritis in atopic dermatitis patients 2. Among patients in the nemolizumab group, eczema area, quality of life and insomnia improved when compared with placebo. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown:...
1. Contrary to previous information, pimecrolimus was not associated with lymphomas or cutaneous malignancies. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Atopic dermatitis (AD), an inflammatory disease of the skin, necessitates a variety of treatment options due to its high prevalence and possibly severe symptoms. Calcineurin inhibitors are one...
1. Pediatric patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) were more likely to have an elevated body-mass index (BMI) for their age and sex reference range than patients without the disease. 2. Severe AD in pediatric patients was associated with elevated systolic blood pressure. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study...
Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? Contact dermatitis is skin inflammation. It occurs because the skin has been exposed to a substance that irritates it or causes an allergic reaction. Many natural and artificial chemicals can trigger contact dermatitis. These include ingredients found in: Antibiotic ointments Cosmetics Fabric finishes Household cleaners Industrial solvents Laundry detergents Metal jewelry Perfumes Shampoos Soaps Common...
1. Adults with atopic dermatitis (AD) had significantly increased odds of any injury causing limitation when compared to adults without the disease. 2. Patients with AD who concurrently reported fatigue, daytime sleepiness, or insomnia had higher rates of fractures and injury causing limitation than those with disease but without these...
1. When compared to an in-person visit, management of atopic dermatitis via an online care model had similar outcomes. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Limited access to dermatologic care in select regions has led to the rise of a variety of models for improved access. Teledermatology, the...