Difference between revisions of "Atopic dermatitis"

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*Face most commonly involved; nose and diaper areas spared
 
*Face most commonly involved; nose and diaper areas spared
  
===DDX===
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===Differential Diagnosis===
*Seborrheic dermatitis, scabies
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{{Neonatal rashes DDX}}
  
 
===Treatment===
 
===Treatment===
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
[[Neonatal Rashes]]
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[[Category:Derm]]
 
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[[Category:Peds]]

Revision as of 17:30, 4 December 2014

Neonatal

Background

  • Must distinguish from Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Occurs between 2-6mo (somewhat later than seborrheic dermatitis)
    • Pruritic (may manifest as fussiness) vs seborrheic (not pruritic)
Atopic dermatitits.jpg

Diagnosis

  • Dry skin, erythematous papular lesions
  • Face most commonly involved; nose and diaper areas spared

Differential Diagnosis

Neonatal Rashes

Treatment

  • Identify and eliminate triggers
  • Reduce drying of skin
  • Liberal application of emollients (vaseline)

See Also