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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Allergic asthma, allergies may be associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Allergic asthma, allergies may be associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

Disinfectant use by pregnant women may increase risk for asthma and eczema in children

Disinfectant use by pregnant women may increase risk for asthma and eczema in children

Mount Sinai Health System launches new Alopecia Areata Center of Excellence

Mount Sinai Health System launches new Alopecia Areata Center of Excellence

Study shows anti-itch and pain relief potential of protein in tick saliva

Study shows anti-itch and pain relief potential of protein in tick saliva

Targeting necroptosis using a necroptosis inhibitor lessens myositis-induced muscle weakness

Targeting necroptosis using a necroptosis inhibitor lessens myositis-induced muscle weakness

New radio-labeled molecule may allow a non-invasive approach to monitor inflammation in real time

New radio-labeled molecule may allow a non-invasive approach to monitor inflammation in real time

Assessing the association of COVID-19 and Immunoglobulin A vasculitis in children

Assessing the association of COVID-19 and Immunoglobulin A vasculitis in children

Study evaluates acute and long-term adverse events following immunization with COVID-19 Moderna vaccine

Study evaluates acute and long-term adverse events following immunization with COVID-19 Moderna vaccine

Novel mechanism linking intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic skin diseases discovered

Novel mechanism linking intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic skin diseases discovered

Biologic agent dupilumab effective in improving asthma exacerbations and lung function, study shows

Biologic agent dupilumab effective in improving asthma exacerbations and lung function, study shows

International guidelines may lead to over-diagnosis of cow's milk allergy in children

International guidelines may lead to over-diagnosis of cow's milk allergy in children

People with allergic conditions may have a lower risk of COVID-19 infection, finds study

People with allergic conditions may have a lower risk of COVID-19 infection, finds study

A trio of proteins found to drive inflammation in psoriasis

A trio of proteins found to drive inflammation in psoriasis

Study shows higher health care costs and worse outcomes for incontinent patients

Study shows higher health care costs and worse outcomes for incontinent patients

Maternal pre-pregnancy BMI linked to pediatric allergic disease development

Maternal pre-pregnancy BMI linked to pediatric allergic disease development

Cat bacteria likely to form the basis for novel therapeutics against severe skin infections

Cat bacteria likely to form the basis for novel therapeutics against severe skin infections

New class of CXCR4 antagonists could prevent airway inflammation and atopic dermatitis

New class of CXCR4 antagonists could prevent airway inflammation and atopic dermatitis

EADV survey: Almost half of the European general population have a dermatological condition

EADV survey: Almost half of the European general population have a dermatological condition

Atopic dermatitis may stem from poorly regulated sex hormones, study suggests

Atopic dermatitis may stem from poorly regulated sex hormones, study suggests