atopic dermatitis

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atopic dermatitis

[‚ā‚täp·ik ‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A chronic eruption of red patches accompanied by intense itching that usually begins in infancy but may continue into adult life; the disease has a genetic predisposition, but its expression is modified by environmental factors.
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Atopic eczema can be controlled but not cured and new patches of affected skin may appear at any time.
We hope that these peptides in the future can be used to ease the symptoms of patients suffering from atopic eczema and significantly increase their quality of life," she added.
MLE has been specifically researched for the treatment of dry, sensitive and sun-damaged skin, as well as skin disorders such as Atopic Eczema, an inflammation of the skin which tends to flare-up from time to time, usually from early childhood, and Psoriasis, a condition that produces red, dry plaques of thickened skin.
As with asthma, the global incidence of atopic eczema is rising at an alarming rate.
Gradual Increase in Cutaneous Threshold Induced by Repeated Hypnosis of Healthy Individuals and Patients with Atopic Eczema.
Early in life, allergy is often expressed as atopic eczema, whereas later, allergy can express itself as asthma or hay fever.
LAS VEGAS -- The psychoanalytic theory of atopic eczema characterized in 1940 by Dr.
Specific topics include basic interactions between skin physiology and textiles, interactions between skin and biofunctional metals such as silver's antimicrobial effects, efficiency issues such as textile antimicrobials in pathological flora and comfort, odor, hygienic relevance and risk assessment of antimicrobial textiles, production of new cellulose fibers, and applications in skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, atopic eczema, fungal diseases, and treatments requiring three-dimensional structures.