Written by Dr Daniel Wallach
Atopic dermatitis does not only affect children. Although it almost always appears during early childhood and often before the age of two, it does not always disappear before adolescence or adulthood. It is estimated that some 10% of patients continue to suffer from eczema as adults. In some cases this eczema is a cause for worry and can bring about complicated problems[i],[ii].
Written Dr Daniel Wallach
Pigmentation is an important skin function, determined by genetics but also influenced by certain lifestyle choices, including sun exposure. Another contributing factor can be skin disease. Human skin comes in all shades, from milky white to black and any color in between...
The Brazilian Association Atopic Dermatitis (AADA © 2015) presents Claudia e Aninha and the impact of atopic dermatitis.
Workshop: “Therapeutic Education in Atopic dermatitis: Experience from the Atopy School in Genoa (Italy)Fri, 05/15/2015 - 16:04
As part of an international dermatology forum, on Friday 24th April, the Eczema Foundation hosted a workshop in Paris on the theme “Therapeutic Education in Atopic dermatitis: Experience from the Atopy School in Genoa (Italy)
By Tuyet A. Nguyen, BS and Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD
Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego
The appearance of crocus in the fields marks the end of summer. Students start returning to school, and the worst is over for people allergic to grass. The hay is cut. However, some people continue to have hay fever symptoms into the fall. They are sensitive to herbaceous plant pollen.