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1

What is the palm?

3% of body area

2

What do chronic eczematous dermatitis present like?

thickened lichenified hyperpigmentation

3

When do kids grow out of atopic dermatitis?

50% by 5yo

4

What is daily maintenance of atopic dermatitis?

topical barrier repair cream (CeraVe, Hylatopic, EpiCeram)

5

What do atopic dermatitis require weekly?

bleach baths (1/4 cup of bleach in half a tub of water x 15 minutes – on same day change to new towels, sheets and PJs

6

What do younger kids with atopic dermatitis?

calcineurin inhibitors - Elidel Protopic

7

Where do kids get atopic dermatitis?

areas where they sweat - back of knees, neck ect

8

What is related to eczema that is hypopigmented patches on skin, esp face?

pityriasis alba

9

What causes pityriasis?

decreased melanocytes and melanosomes in epidermis due to impaired pigment transfer from melanocytes to keratinocytes

10

How do you treat pityriasis alba?

resolves spontaneously