Lawrence F. Eichenfield, Author at Renal and Urology News

Lawrence F. Eichenfield

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Frictional Lichenoid Dermatitis (FLD) (Sutton’s Summer Prurigo, Summertime Pityriasis of the Elbows and Knees, Recurrent Pityriasis of the Elbows and Knees, Frictional Lichenoid Eruption, Juvenile Papular Dermatitis, Recurrent Papular Eruption of Childhood)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history The skin eruption associated with frictional lichenoid dermatitis (FLD) is usually asymptomatic or occasionally pruritic. It occurs most commonly in children. Most cases occur in the spring and summer months. Many cases have been associated with outdoor activities and minor…

Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, relapsing, pruritic dermatosis that commonly presents in early infancy or childhood. Diagnosis depends on a careful history and physical examination. What you should be alert for in the history Onset occurs in the first year of life in approximately 60% of patients, with…

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