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Factors to Consider when Managing Infected Eczema

About this course

The management of infected eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) remains a challenge for dermatologists. This lecture focuses on the importance of getting the diagnosis right for patients with AD, the role of Staphylococcus aureus in driving the AD flare, and how staphylococcal superantigens induce corticosteroid resistance and worsen the infection. Dr Liew Hui Min also reviews the evidence on the efficacy of topical antibiotic and corticosteroid combination therapy in controlling and relieving symptoms of AD.

Our Speaker

Dr Liew Hui Min is a Specialist Consultant in Dermatology with the Ministry of Health in Singapore and the General Medical Council (UK). She currently practices at SOG – HM Liew Skin & Laser Clinic, Gleneagles Hospital and Parkway East Medical Centre, Singapore. She has published extensively in various peer-reviewed scientific journals and has been a speaker for various dermatology conferences, particularly focusing on paediatrics. Her awards include the KKH Service from the Heart Award in 2014. Dr Liew’s main interests are on paediatric and women’s dermatology, genital dermatology, and general medical adult dermatology.

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