acute eczema

acute eczema

An acute dermopathy characterised by pruritic rash on extremities in an immune substrate.
 
DiffDx
Drugs, insects, contact dermatitis (irritants and allergic), pityriasis rosacea, spongiotic dermatosis, superficial fungal infection.
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Elidel(R) Cream is an effective steroid free treatment that can be used in primary and secondary care to resolve acute eczema flare-ups in the short-term, and control and with intermittent use reduce flare-ups over the long-term.
Ryan has, on occasions, to live life in total darkness and suffers a sight impairment because of acute eczema.
Current evidence on the choice of phototherapy from these limited studies suggests that UVA1 (if available) is a useful single therapy for acute eczema and flares while UVB (TL01), UVA and bath-PUVA are beneficial for all forms of eczema.
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