John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Heterogeneity of atopic dermatitis defined by the immune response to inhalant and food allergens Volume 9, numéro 5, July - August 1999

Department of Dermatology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo A. Gemelli, 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.
  • Page(s) : 380-4
  • Année de parution : 1999

Atopic dermatitis (AD), a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin, affects mainly children and teenagers, and has an unknown, probably multifactorial, etiology. The diagnosis is based on the clinical criteria proposed by Hanifin and Rajka. These criteria are subdivided into major criteria (pruritus, typical morphology and localisation of the lesions, chronic or chronically relapsing course, family and/or personal history [...]