Atopic Dermatitis

Skin Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 1/6/23
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
An 8-month-old boy is brought in by his mother for concerns of a rash that comes and goes for the last few months, primarily on his face and belly. His older brother suffers from asthma and often has a similar rash on the inside of his elbow and behind his knees. The gene most commonly mutated in the photograph is also mutated in which of the following? A.) Palmoplantar keratoderma B.) …
Upadacitinib Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Upadacitinib
by Alexis Carrington, MD on
Upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) is a once daily oral medication that is FDA approved for a variety of conditions including psoriatic arthritis and atopic dermatitis. Jak inhibitors, like upadacitinib, are a class of drugs showing to be effective in treating inflammatory conditions. Upadacitnib is not only being used to treat  rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, but  was recently FDA approved i …
Skincare Mondays | Improving Quality of Life for Eczema Patients
eczema
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic skin condition characterized by pruritus, inflammation, and acute flare-ups of eczematous lesions over dry skin.1 The wide range of clinical manifestations, the visible nature of the disease, and the intense itching significantly affects patients’ quality of life.2  Up to 80% of children with AD experience sleep disturbances.3 Sixty-seven percent of children …
COLLOIDAL OATMEAL CHEAT SHEET
colloidal oatmeal
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Oatmeal has been used as a skin care ingredient since 2000 BC in ancient Egypt, where whole oats were used in soothing baths. Colloidal oat has been the subject of dedicated skin care research starting in the 1950s. After > 30 clinical studies comprised of over 3000 patients including conditions associated with a compromised skin barrier, colloidal oat is now recognized as a skin protectant by …