Skin Disorders

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Skin Disorders
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2010-11-09 17:36:48
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  1. A general term describing many types of conditions which are inflamed and red
    Dermatitis
  2. Genetic disorder, primarily in children and young adults affecting the face and the skin folds on the inside of the knees and elbows
    Atopic dermatitis
  3. A rash that results from either (a) a chemical or (b) an allergen touching susceptible skin
    Contact dermatitis
  4. Tx for dermatitis
    Astrigent products such as: Burow's Solution, Witch Hazel and Zinc oxide
  5. What specific type of contact dermatitis accounts for 70-80% of all cases?
    Irritant contact dermatitis
  6. Common caused of allergic contact dermatitis?
    • Metal: cobalt, nickel and chromium
    • Lanolin, parabens, hair products, nail polishes, hair dyes and soaps
    • Deodorants
    • Local anesthesics such as benzocaine
    • Topical antihistamines such as Benadryl cream
    • Iodine containing products
    • Sulfonamides
    • Neomycin
  7. Dermatitis Products:
    • 1.) Cetaphil Moisturizing lotion
    • 2.) Cetaphil Skin Cleanser
    • 3.) Cortaid (cream & ointment)
    • 4.) Cortizone-10 Plus Moisturizing Cream
    • 5.) Cortisone-10 Ointment
    • 6.) Hydrocortisone (generic)
    • 7.) Sarna Anti-itch Lotion
    • 8.) Sarna Sensitive Anti-Itch Lotion
    • 9.) Sarna Ultra

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