Immune Dysregulation in Atopic Dermatitis

Immune Dysregulation in Atopic Dermatitis

This educational program has been developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi Genzyme. The speakers have been compensated for their time and effort. Th2 cells and their secreted cytokines are central to the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis. In particular, Th2 cells produce interleukin-4 and interleukin-13 or IL-4 and IL-13 which are key drivers of the immuneRead More Immune Dysregulation in Atopic Dermatitis

Lakshi is Living With and Treating Atopic Dermatitis

Lakshi is Living With and Treating Atopic Dermatitis

I’m Lakshi Aldredge, nurse practitioner at the Portland VA, and as a young child I suffered from moderate–to–severe atopic dermatitis. I think one of the driving factors for me in deciding to go into the healthcare field was a little bit about my own personal journey with atopic dermatitis and other skin conditions. I sawRead More Lakshi is Living With and Treating Atopic Dermatitis

Eczema Is a Burden to Jalilah

Eczema Is a Burden to Jalilah

My name is Jalilah and I live with eczema. Eczema on the inside feels like tingly, itchy, uncomfortable. It’s been extremely frustrating at times dealing with eczema because sometimes it can feel like a burden. The hardest part of having eczema is that when I use my prescriptions and I get one patch to goRead More Eczema Is a Burden to Jalilah

A Deeper Look Into This Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease

A Deeper Look Into This Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease and is one of the most common and burdensome dermatologic disorders in economically developed countries. Specifically, itching and lesion formation are part of the itch-scratch cycle, which can lead to abrasion of the skin and, occasionally, bleeding, further damaging the skin barrier. This can have a significantRead More A Deeper Look Into This Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease