Last updated on June 2019

Comparison of Two Different Skin Creams and Their Effect on Transepidermal Water Loss (TEWL) in Pediatric Patients With Atopic Dermatitis

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Age: - 5 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Parent guardian must be able to understand and provide informed consent per Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidelines and regulations.
  2. Male or female participants, between the ages of 0 to 5 years will be included
  3. Diagnosis of moderate to severe active AD (Scoring Atopic Dermatitis (SCORAD) score >
  4. without a history or current manifestations of eczema herpeticum (EH)
  5. AD affecting at least 3 different skin areas (contralateral arms and one lower extremity)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Inability or unwillingness of a parent guardian to give written informed consent, or to comply with study protocol.
  2. Participants with skin disease other than AD that might compromise the stratum corneum barriers (e.g., bullous diseases, psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (also called Mycosis Fungoides or Sezary syndrome], dermatitis herpetiformis, Hailey-Hailey, or Darier's disease).
  3. Known or suspected immunosuppression
  4. Severe concomitant illness(es)
  5. History of serious life-threatening reaction to latex, tape, or adhesives
  6. Has received total body phototherapy (e.g., ultraviolet light B [UVB], psoralen ultraviolet light A [PUVA], tanning beds [>1 visit per week]) within 30 days of the Enrollment Visit
  7. Use of topical corticosteroids, topical immunomodulatory agents (such as calcineural inhibitors and crisaborole), or topical antibiotics on the upper or lower extremities within 7 days of the Enrollment Visit
  8. Has taken a bleach bath within 7 days of the Enrollment Visit
  9. Use of systemic antibiotics, antiparasitics, antivirals, or antifungals within 7 days of the Enrollment Visit.

Recruitment Status: Open

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