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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Patient burden and quality of life in atopic dermatitis in US adults: a population-based cross-sectional study.
A 44-year-old female had a 26-year history of atopic dermatitis along with asthma and allergic rhinitis with polyvalent inhalant and food allergy.
The findings from the Dupixent trials presented at AAD in atopic dermatitis, as well as from prior trials in asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, demonstrate that both IL-4 and IL-13 are two key proteins that play a central role in type 2 inflammation, which seems to underlie atopic dermatitis as well as several other allergic diseases.
NB-UVB phototherapy lowers peripheral natural killer cell activity, lymphocyte proliferation and immune regulatory cytokine production by both Th1 (IL-2, IFN-I3) and Th2 (IL-10) cell population.8 Topical steroids have been the mainstay of atopic dermatitis treatment for the past few decades.
* Demonstrate an understanding of how atopic dermatitis can affect patient sleep, quality of life, daily activities, risk of comorbidities, and health care utilization/cost
Among 52 dogs, 30 dogs with localized lesions of atopic dermatitis were selected for the study.
Another promising agent for atopic dermatitis is 2% crisaborole topical ointment, a boron-based PDE-4 inhibitor developed by Anacor Pharmaceuticals.
Symptoms of atopic dermatitis can range from dry, itchy skin and red rashes to severe flare-ups that produce open, weeping or crusted sores that may become infected with bacteria.
Atopic dermatitis is hereditary, and there are certain breeds of dog such as West Highland White Terriers, Labradors, Chinese Shar Peis and Springer Spaniels that are more prone to develop the disease.
Atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as atopic eczema, is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by eczematous dermatitis and itching.[sup][1],[2],[3] The prevalence of childhood AD ranged from 15% to 30% while adult AD from 2% to 10% in industrialized countries.[sup][4] AD is often associated with other allergic conditions.
They focused on original, human experimental, and observational studies including patients of any age with a confirmed diagnosis of atopic dermatitis (Br J Dermatol.