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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New efficacies of Ganoderma lucidum as anti-inflammatory agent for the skin

New efficacies of Ganoderma lucidum as anti-inflammatory agent for the skin

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Gene variants help explain link between skin condition and food allergies

Gene variants help explain link between skin condition and food allergies

New research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

New research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

Newly identified gene biomarker can distinguish atopic dermatitis and psoriasis with excellent accuracy

Newly identified gene biomarker can distinguish atopic dermatitis and psoriasis with excellent accuracy

Developing Vaccines and Therapeutics by Exploiting Structure in Spherical Nucleic Acids

Developing Vaccines and Therapeutics by Exploiting Structure in Spherical Nucleic Acids

Study identifies new allergy pathway

Study identifies new allergy pathway

Study sheds new light on eczema

Study sheds new light on eczema

Burt's Bees presents new research supporting the power of natural skin care at AAD VMX 2020

Burt's Bees presents new research supporting the power of natural skin care at AAD VMX 2020

Key enzyme that contributes to eczema identified

Key enzyme that contributes to eczema identified

Biologic drug can help treat contact dermatitis

Biologic drug can help treat contact dermatitis

Human to Labskin Skin Models for Dermatology Research

Human to Labskin Skin Models for Dermatology Research

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

New review confirms effectiveness of MMR, MMRV and MMR+V vaccines

Common protein in skin can directly activate itch-associated neurons

Common protein in skin can directly activate itch-associated neurons

Immunotherapy may benefit mCRPC patients with specific markers of immune activation

Immunotherapy may benefit mCRPC patients with specific markers of immune activation

Research reveals how skin cells embark on a swift yet elaborate death

Research reveals how skin cells embark on a swift yet elaborate death

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Study finds significant increase in skin allergy to 'bee glue'

Study finds significant increase in skin allergy to 'bee glue'