Eczema

Patient Buzz Series: Skincare Ingredients from Your Pantry
skincare ingredients
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes articles about the latest trendy ingredients in skincare products, and some of them come from the pantry. Does science support claims that turmeric can improve sun-damaged skin and conditions such as acne, eczema or psoriasis? Can licorice root extract serve as a gentler way to lighten the skin? Be prepared for your patients’ questions by perusing this lis …
Skin Conditions in Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Skin of Color
Pediatric Skin Conditions
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Sprinkled with many clinical pearls, Dr. Candrice Heath gave us an informative, case-based lecture at the 2021 Skin of Color Update: “Skin Conditions Disproportionately Affecting Pediatric & Adolescent Patients with Skin of Color.” Dr. Heath is an Assistant Professor and Director of Pediatric Dermatology at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and is active on social media @D …
Patient Buzz Series: Acne Positivity Movement
acne positivity movement
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes several acne articles including one about the acne positivity movement, which is an effort to normalize the condition rather than shame those who suffer from it. Other news includes if biotin can cause acne, the latest in scar treatments, and how to treat chest and cystic acne. Peruse this list of consumer media articles about acne and other skin, hair and n …
Recalcitrant Dyshidrotic Eczema Treated With Dupilumab
eczema
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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 …
Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis with Chinese Herbal Medicine
Chinese Herbal Medicine Approach to Atopic Dermatitis
by James J. Contestable, MD on
We are constantly learning in dermatology.  With advents of new techniques, sometimes traditional methods can be forgotten or lost.  Chinese Herbal Medicine dates back thousands of years.  Just as we shouldn’t retire chemical peels in favor of a “laser-only” approach, maybe we shouldn’t give up on other traditional methods. During the 2020 Integrative Dermatology Symposium, Dr. Trevo …