Higher risk of autoimmune, other disorders associated with children of mothers with alopecia areata
New data indicates that increased risk for offspring in developing different disorders is associated with maternal alopecia areata exposure, expanding the available information on alopecia and maternal autoimmunity.
Recognize & Refer: Hemangiomas in pediatrics
Contemporary Pediatrics sits down exclusively with Sheila Fallon Friedlander, MD, a professor dermatology and pediatrics, to discuss the one key condition for which she believes community pediatricians should be especially aware-hemangiomas.
2-year-old boy with atopic dermatitis flare on legs
A healthy 2-year-old boy with atopic dermatitis developed intermittent flares of eczematous patches on his legs with dramatic sparing below the sock line following meals. What is the diagnosis?
Tapinarof cream 1% demonstrates positive topline results for treating pediatric AD
The once-daily topical cream for the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD) has demonstrated positive topline results in 2 phase 3 studies in adults and children aged 2 years and up. According to Dermavant, a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) filed with the FDA is anticipated in Q1 of 2024.
Ritlecitinib demonstrates efficacy in alopecia areata patients 12 years and older
Ritlecitinib could be a suitable treatment option for alopecia areata patients aged 12 years and older following positive results from a recent trial.
FDA accepts NDA for roflumilast foam 0.3% for seborrheic dermatitis in 9 years and up
Roflumilast is a once-daily, topical phosphodiesterase type 4 (PDE4) inhibitor under development for treatment of inflammatory dermatoses, focusing on the hair-bearing areas including the face, scalp, and trunk.
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