After roughly 5 months, the active intervention group had statistically and clinically significant reductions in their Hand Eczema
Severity Index score as well as significant improvements in their quality of life scores and self-evaluated disease severity.
Chronic hand eczema
(CHE) affects about 7% of the population and has a severe social, occupational and psychological impact on sufferers.
announced that it has received FDA clearance on the company's new product NEOSALUS CREAM, a line extension to the previously launched NEOSALUS FOAM, the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory prescription topical foam product for the treatment of various types of dermatoses including atopic dermatitis and hand eczema
He recommended starting treatment for hand dermatitis with a class I or II topical steroid, plus adjunctive therapy with MimyX cream applied at least three times daily, or adjunctive therapy with high-strength (30%-40%) urea foam or lotion for hyperkeratotic, "psoriasiform" hand eczema
This 57-year-old man had been diagnosed with hyperkeratotic hand eczema
30 years previously.
Although the disease tends to improve with age, most patients still experience dry, sensitive skin and hand eczema
announced today the launch of Neosalus, the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory prescription topical foam product for the treatment of various types of dermatoses including atopic dermatitis and hand eczema
Efficacy and safety of oral alitretinoin (9-cis-retinoic acid) in patients with severe chronic hand eczema
refractory to topical corticosteroids: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial Ruzicka T, Lynde CW, Jemec GB et al.
Because of a rare cell deficiency, the 15-year-old girl's hands developed crippling contact dermatitis, also called hand eczema
Severe hand eczema
is a difficult disease to treat, and topical steroids, the current standard of care, cause troublesome side effects such as skin atrophy.
In order to confirm allergic hand eczema
among those who had a background of accelerated disease in the hospital environment, or reported a past history of atopy or hand eczema
themselves or among their family, a patch test was performed after gaining informed consent.
Types of Eczema ranged from hand eczema
to full body eczema.