dermatitis

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Pharmacy Flashcards on dermatitis , created by مريم اكرم جواد on 12/20/2020.
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skin conditions characterized by dryness, erythema, and itch of the skin, often with weeping and crusting dermatitis ( eczema)
Treatment of any type of dermatitis should include? - managing the itch. - avoiding the irritant -maintaining the skin integrity.
-They are used to sooth the skin, reduce irritation, prevent drying, and act as protective layer. Emollients (e.g. white soft paraffin)
have proven efficacy in treating dermatitis and should be considered first-line treatment for acute dermatitis Topical steroids mildly potent steroid : hydrocortisone 1%Cream and oint, moderately potent steroid : clobetasone 0.05% cream.
Topical steroid that is best for areas that have thin skin (e.g., flexures) hydrocortisone
considered safe in pregnancy! Unlike the more potent steroids , hydrocortisone does not affect protein synthesis in human skin and is therefore unlikely to cause side effects such as thinning of the skin and telangiectasis (dilatation of superficial blood vessels) (1 ).
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