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Special Issue "Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis in Children"
A special issue of Children (ISSN 2227-9067).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 September 2019).
Interests: psoriasis; atopic dermatitis; acne; treatment adherence; health service research
Interests: cutaneous lymphoma; acne; sarcoidosis; atopic dermatitis; hair loss; pyoderma gangrenosum; calciphylaxis; lupus; pemphigus
Skin disease can have an enormous impact on patients’ lives. When skin diseases affect children, there can be reductions on the child’s quality of life and that of the entire family. Moreover, the impact of skin disease can accumulate over time, affecting sleep, education, psychological well-being, and life-choices.
Atopic dermatitis and psoriasis are common inflammatory skin disease that can affect children, particularly commonly in the case of atopic dermatitis. These two skin disease can manifest in a host of different way, creating considerable complexity for treatment planning. Moreover, while most children with these conditions have limited disease that can be treated with topical treatments, topical treatments can be time consuming, messy and, to parents, scary, leading to poor adherence.
This issue of Children focuses on atopic dermatitis and psoriasis in children. The issue covers the treatment of common forms of these conditions as well as advancements in treatment that are providing life changing treatments for children with previously devastating disease. Moreover, the principles and approaches for improving adherence to treatment presented in this issue are widely applicable the care of children with any disease.
Dr. Steven R. Feldman
Dr. Lindsay C. Strowd
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Children is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- atopic dermatitis
- skin disease
- quality of life
- treatment adherence
- topical corticosteroids
- topical immunomodulators