Flashcards in Eczematous and Papulosquamous Conditions Deck (10)
What is the palm?
3% of body area
What do chronic eczematous dermatitis present like?
thickened lichenified hyperpigmentation
When do kids grow out of atopic dermatitis?
50% by 5yo
What is daily maintenance of atopic dermatitis?
topical barrier repair cream (CeraVe, Hylatopic, EpiCeram)
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
What do younger kids with atopic dermatitis?
calcineurin inhibitors - Elidel Protopic
Where do kids get atopic dermatitis?
areas where they sweat - back of knees, neck ect
What is related to eczema that is hypopigmented patches on skin, esp face?
What causes pityriasis?
decreased melanocytes and melanosomes in epidermis due to impaired pigment transfer from melanocytes to keratinocytes