Dermatitis

Dermatitis is an infection of the skin. The skin may become itchy and progress to a bumpy red rash that may become tender. There may also be pus-filled blisters that are usually found surrounding hair follicles.
What is Dermatitis?

The term dermatitis refers to inflammation of the skin and is usually characterized by a rash, itching and skin lesions such as blisters or pustules that may leak and crust over. A sensation of tingling, burning and stinging are other typical features.

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Study examines the role of programmed cell death ligands in skin immune responses

Study examines the role of programmed cell death ligands in skin immune responses

Iodine derivative kills SARS-CoV-2 within 90 sec

Iodine derivative kills SARS-CoV-2 within 90 sec

Skin disorders on the rise during COVID‐19 pandemic due to infection and PPE use

Skin disorders on the rise during COVID‐19 pandemic due to infection and PPE use

How mass screening efforts have helped identify more cases of celiac disease in children

How mass screening efforts have helped identify more cases of celiac disease in children

Researchers uncover differences in itch mechanisms

Researchers uncover differences in itch mechanisms

Trial results show upadacitinib to be the most effective treatment for atopic dermatitis

Trial results show upadacitinib to be the most effective treatment for atopic dermatitis

Dupilumab considerably reduced asthma exacerbations in young children, shows VOYAGE trial

Dupilumab considerably reduced asthma exacerbations in young children, shows VOYAGE trial

New clinical trial to test possible therapeutics for COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

New clinical trial to test possible therapeutics for COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Chemotherapy drugs delivered via nanoparticles could improve bowel cancer survival rates

Chemotherapy drugs delivered via nanoparticles could improve bowel cancer survival rates

A new strain of common probiotic can potentially be more effective at protecting infant health

A new strain of common probiotic can potentially be more effective at protecting infant health

Study can help improve the clinical handling of giardiasis cases

Study can help improve the clinical handling of giardiasis cases

Study characterizes anti-inflammatory effect of strawberry geranium on the skin

Study characterizes anti-inflammatory effect of strawberry geranium on the skin

Research offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch

Research offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch

New study to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and eczema

New study to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and eczema

UMass Amherst researcher focuses on understanding fundamental aspects of the hand's microbiome

UMass Amherst researcher focuses on understanding fundamental aspects of the hand's microbiome

Researchers identify new molecular mechanisms in chronic skin inflammation

Researchers identify new molecular mechanisms in chronic skin inflammation

Universal strain of bacteria derived from healthy human skin can treat eczema

Universal strain of bacteria derived from healthy human skin can treat eczema

Researchers develop new tool to decipher cellular conversations

Researchers develop new tool to decipher cellular conversations