allergic contact dermatitis

Recalcitrant Dyshidrotic Eczema Treated With Dupilumab
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The following two cases presented by JDD authors Ryan A. Gall MD, John D. Peters MD, and Alyson J. Brinker MD add to the growing literature supporting the use of dupilumab in the treatment of patients with recalcitrant dyshidrotic eczema, both with and without diagnosed contact allergens. Introduction Dyshidrotic eczema, also known as dyshidrosis or pompholyx when involving larger bullae, is a c …
Dupilumab Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common skin condition characterized by pruritus and occurs as a result of factors related to impaired skin barrier and immune response, as well as environmental and infectious agents. Patients with poor control on topical therapy are looking for safe and effective systemic treatments. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at dupilumab, whic …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! AA SSTEP
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
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This week's Derm In-Review Mnemonic is: This mnemonic refers to the cross-reactivity of para-phenylenediamine, one common allergen in allergic contact dermatitis. Study More! Need a refresher on Allergic Contact Dermatitis concepts? Check out the following pages of your 2019 Derm In-Review Study Guide: Allergic Contact Dermatitis: 11, 51, 53, 54, 87, 97, 262, 264, 265 Don't have a copy? …
Sneaky Cases of Allergic Contact Dermatitis
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by Caroline Laggis, MD on
We all think about allergic contact dermatitis when a patient presents with a classic well-demarcated distribution of eczematous, pruritic rash. But under what other clinical scenarios should we consider the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis? At the 17th Annual ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, Dr. Jonathan Zippin discussed three different clinical conundrums that should …
Skin Reaction – Friday Pop Quiz 11/22
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You are consulted on this patient who has just undergone an orthopedic spinal procedure. What is true of this patient? A. She should avoid bananas. B. She is allergic to betadine. C. She is most likely having an allergic response to an antibiotic. D. She has miliaria crystallina. E. This is not related to her procedure. To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, c …