Medical News Today: What is spongiotic dermatitis?

Learn about spongiotic dermatitis, a skin condition related to eczema that causes swelling under the skin. We look at the symptoms and treatment options.
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ConclusionStudies performed up to now showed that furfuryl derivatives can efficaciously contrast signs and symptoms of mild-to-moderate AD, erythema, and widespread diffuse cutaneous pathologies in both adult and pediatric patients, representing a real alternative to steroids and a valid aid in the treatment of skin disorders, with no side effects and without requiring precautions in use.FundingRelife-Menarini Industrie Farmaceutiche.Plain Language SummaryPlain language summary available for this article.
Source: Dermatology and Therapy - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION:  There was insufficient evidence to attribute any of the four assessed symptoms clearly to VM. Though non-significant, a high LR was observed for "itching amelioration in open air" (symptom 3). Symptoms in the homeopathic materia medica for VM are perhaps over-represented. More research of this nature is warranted. PMID: 29783275 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Homeopathy - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Homeopathy Source Type: research
Conclusion There is limited evidence to suggest that the off-label use of montelukast is effective in treating moderate-to-severe AD. Further research with larger study populations employing standardized endpoint measuring instrument is warranted to further investigate the off-label use of montelukast in AD treatment. Until then, the use of conventional treatments including optimal daily skin hydration should remain the mainstay in the  management of atopic dermatitis. In fact, for moderate-to-severe condition, steroid sparing immune-suppressants should still be used clinically until more effective and safer alte...
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of reviewWe hope that this review can assist in the classification, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of a contact urticaria syndrome (CUS), a syndrome in which the understanding of such is still evolving.Recent findingsCUS and protein contact dermatitis (PCD) can be defined as an immediate inflammatory reaction of the skin following contact with an external substance. Erythema, wheals, and eczema, as well as other manifestations can occur as a result of this inflammatory reaction. Many low molecular weight substances and proteins are known to produce these immediate skin contact reactions. These reactio...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Condition:   Atopic Dermatitis Interventions:   Drug: Tralokinumab;   Drug: Placebos Sponsor:   LEO Pharma Not yet recruiting
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Finlow C, Thomas J Abstract Eczema herpeticum is a dermatological emergency causing a mortality of up to 10% if untreated. It frequently presents in a localised form and rarely disseminates via haematogenous spread with pulmonary, hepatic, ocular and neurological manifestations. Although it commonly appears on a background of atopic dermatitis, many other dermatological conditions have been described preceding this disease. Eczema herpeticum can be easily mistaken for folliculitis and is often treated accordingly with antibacterial drugs; therefore patients will often deteriorate before a diagnosis of ecze...
Source: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - Category: General Medicine Tags: J R Coll Physicians Edinb Source Type: research
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Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Only a few contact allergens are responsible for the majority of job-relevant sensitizations in the food industry. PMID: 29721627 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Der Hautarzt: Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete - Category: Dermatology Tags: Hautarzt Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The TREAT trial addresses important therapeutic questions, highlighted in systematic reviews and treatment guidelines for atopic eczema. The trial design is pragmatic to reflect current clinical practice. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 29727479 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
Pediatric Dermatology, EarlyView.
Source: Pediatric Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
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