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  1. Atopic Dermatitis

  2. Classic eczema through age groups

  3. Question 1 • List 2/3 not-so-classic rashes that are all manifestations of eczema

  4. QUESTION 2 • Name one example of a topical corticosteroid in each category: • very low / low potency • Medium potency • High potency

  5. So, how do you manage Eczema? • Avoid triggers! • Can consider referral for patch testing/food elimination trial • Hydration! • 3 minute rule • Treat Itch! • Medications • Monitor for complications

  6. QUESTION 3 • Name 3 acute complications of eczema

  7. T 38.5 oC, hr 140, rr 27, sats 95% RA