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Section Editor

Lindsay C. Strowd, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

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Leaders in the field sharing authoritative insights and institutional best practices
Derm Q&A
Findings from a recent study showed tape strips may be a minimally invasive alternative to skin biopsies. Emma Guttman, MD, PhD, discussed these findings and their implications for clinical trials and practice.
Derm Q&A
A recent study showed several inflammatory skin diseases, including atopic dermatitis, were associated with an increased risk for venous thromboembolism. In an interview with The Dermatologist, Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discussed these findings and their implications for clinical practice.
NEA Approved Features
While much of research is to test the clinical efficacy and safety of drugs, these posters from the American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience 2020 focused on physician decision-making and evaluation, patient characteristics, and disease severity of eczema.
NEA Approved Features
Atopic dermatitis can have a significant effect on the quality of life of all patients, especially for the children and adolescents who are primarily affected by the disease.
Derm Q&A
Peter Lio, MD, spoke with The Dermatologist about concerns related to patients with atopic dermatitis, the transition to telemedicine in his practice, and what providers need to know as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.
Derm Q&A
Findings from a recent study showed patients with chronic inflammatory skin diseases had an increased risk for herpes zoster. Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discussed these findings with The Dermatologist.
NEA Approved Features
Genetic polymorphisms and defects are commonly found in patients with atopic dermatitis. A more personalized therapy that considers individual genetics and pathogenesis may provide a more effective treatment approach.
Aesthetics Corner
Patients who present with atopic dermatitis often desire treatment of associated cosmetic concerns. Dermatologists should familiarize themselves with these tools for treating skin pigmentary and texture changes.   
NEA Approved Features
Diagnosis of atopic dermatitis in skin of color and in various age groups can be challenging. Understanding the differences in presentation can help with implementing appropriate treatment sooner.
Derm Q&A
In an interview with The Dermatologist, Andrew F. Alexis, MD, reviewed important considerations for diagnosing and treating atopic dermatitis in patients with skin of color.
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