Atopic Dermatitis

The AJMC® Atopic Dermatitis compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights for the chronic skin condition that typically develops in early childhood.

Dampness and Mold at Home Linked With Greater Risk of Atopic Dermatitis, Asthma

October 3rd 2022, 5:40pm

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Children who lived in apartments or newer buildings were also found to have an increased risk of atopic dermatitis later in life.

Skin Biomarkers Found to Predict Development of Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

September 26th 2022, 6:07pm

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Significant alterations were observed in lipid levels and other skin biomarkers for infants who developed atopic dermatitis (AD) vs controls, with phytosphingosine associated with the highest AD prediction accuracy.

Dr Jason Ezra Hawkes Discusses Clinical Considerations for Biologic Treatment in Atopic Dermatitis

September 24th 2022, 3:40pm

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Jason Ezra Hawkes, MD, MS, FAAD, board-certified dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology at the University of California Davis in Sacramento, spoke on the importance of shared decision-making in deciding which biologic would best alleviate disease burden in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.

Early Use of Short-term Emollients Linked With Reduced Incidence of AD in High-risk Infants

September 22nd 2022, 7:20pm

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Early initiation of daily specialized emollient use until 2 months was associated with a reduced incidence of atopic dermatitis development among high-risk infants.

Ruxolitinib Cream Linked With Rapid Reduction of Itch in Atopic Dermatitis

September 14th 2022, 3:50pm

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Significantly more patients given ruxolitinib cream vs vehicle demonstrated rapid improvements in itch that were sustained over time.

Dr Jason Ezra Hawkes on Diagnostic Challenges, Strategies in Atopic Dermatitis

September 10th 2022, 7:10pm

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Jason Ezra Hawkes, MD, MS, FAAD, board-certified dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology at the University of California Davis in Sacramento, spoke on diagnostic challenges for atopic dermatitis and tips for clinicians in screening for the condition.

Early-Onset AD May Affect Cognitive Functioning in Children

September 7th 2022, 7:40pm

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Pediatric patients who developed atopic dermatitis (AD) before 2 years of age had an increased risk of neurodevelopmental dysfunction, including gross and fine motor skills, at 6 years old.

AD Diagnosis, JAK Inhibitor Use Not Shown to Increase Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

August 30th 2022, 2:08pm

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Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) were not found to be at greater risk of venous thromboembolism, regardless of Janus kinase inhibitor use, according to this new meta-analysis.

Dr Jason Ezra Hawkes Discusses How AD Immunology Informs Screening Practices

August 26th 2022, 1:15pm

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Jason Ezra Hawkes, MD, MS, FAAD, board-certified dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology at the University of California Davis in Sacramento, explained the utility of type 2 inflammation pathways and the microbiome in understanding the immune dysregulation associated with atopic dermatitis (AD).

Benefits of Dietary Elimination May Not Outweigh Risks in Atopic Dermatitis

August 23rd 2022, 8:10pm

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Findings of a meta-analysis show that use of dietary elimination had a minimal effect on the severity of atopic dermatitis and may increase the risk of developing immunoglobulin E–mediated food allergy.