Atopic Dermatitis Perspective

 
 
  • 5 Best of 2018: Pediatrics Viewpoints Dr William Basco begins 2019 by reviewing the most widely read and commented upon Viewpoint columns on Medscape Pediatrics in 2018.
  • Vomiting in Infancy: Is It FPIES? Food protein-induced enterocolitis is more common than once believed. Do you know the signs and symptoms?
  • ACAAI 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACAAI 2018.
  • Vitamin D Supplementation and Wheeze in Infants Some studies have suggested that vitamin D supplementation in infancy may not affect wheeze or eczema incidence. But maybe the correct interpretation is that one size does not fit all?
  • Is EOE Part of the Allergic March?   New research suggests that eosinophilic esophagitis is a previously unidentified step in the allergic march.
  • 'Revolutionary' Biologics for Asthma--Big Benefit, Big Cost Excitement surrounding new biologics for severe asthma is tempered by their high cost, says Dr Gary Stadtmauer. When is it time to consider their use?
  • Integrative Medicine in Pediatrics: An Overview of What We Know   The head of integrative medicine at CHOP provides a quick overview of the many integrative therapies with a potential role in the care of children.
  • Atopic Dermatitis: Five Promising Targeted Therapies Finally, patients with atopic dermatitis will have a range of treatment options.
  • Common and Not-so-Common Rashes in Kids A family physician and a dermatologist talk through the differential diagnosis for two children presenting with a primary complaint of rash.
  • 'What Are These Bumps I See All Over?' How would you approach a patient who comes to the primary care clinician with worries about bumps on her buttocks and knees?
  • AAD 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAD 2018.
  • Early Probiotics to Prevent Eczema or Asthma? No Luck So Far A promising strategy doesn't pan out, but is this the final word on probiotics to prevent childhood atopic disease?
  • Diagnostic Errors in Patients With Skin Findings Dr Graeme Lipper presents five cases that typically present to primary care but aren't as straightforward as they initially seem.
  • Atopic Dermatitis: When the Rash Rages   In challenging cases of atopic dermatitis, the usually reliable treatments may prove ineffective. Fortunately, various options are available and emerging new therapies are showing promise in the treatment of difficult cases.
  • Atopic Dermatitis: Fighting the Flare-ups   Trigger awareness and prevention strategies can go a long way toward keeping eczema at bay. Drs Lio and Silverberg share the multiprong tactics they use to help patients stay in charge of their care and keep eczema under control.
  • Atopic Dermatitis: The Unwelcome Companions   Atopic dermatitis brings with it potentially serious comorbidities such as anxiety and depression, as patients isolate themselves from society.
  • More Than Skin Deep: Issues in Managing Atopic Dermatitis   Dermatologists at Northwestern University tackle the management of severe eczema using advanced medical and alternative treatments, and explore the intriguing relationship between eczemas and allergy.
  • Prenatal PUFAs and Asthma/Wheeze in Offspring Does PUFA supplementation in the third trimester significantly reduce childhood asthma/wheeze, or is this just another fish story?
  • Is Atopic Dermatitis Really Mom's Fault? A recent study suggests that maternal stress may be one factor in pediatric atopic dermatitis. Is this information helpful for providers? For mothers? Dr Gary Stadtmauer weighs in.
  • Preventing Peanut Allergy: Where We Stand Now How close are we to using recent data to reduce the prevalence of food allergy in the world?