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Various types of dressings have been used successfully in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. In this study we looked at the efficacy of two of the newer topical steroids when applied under wet wrap dressings for the treatment of refractory atopic dermatitis in children. Forty children with moderate to severe disease were randomized to receive either(More)
The primary action of leukotrienes includes contraction of human airway muscle, chemotaxis, and increased vascular permeability, with secondary effects of inhibiting allergen-induced early and late responses. Although there is limited available information and research regarding leukotrienes in atopic dermatitis (AD), there is evidence to support their role(More)
BACKGROUND The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) was designed to allow international comparison of epidemiological data on atopic conditions in childhood. In so doing, further aetiological information would be obtained that in turn would provide a framework for future studies. The global ISAAC results on the prevalence of(More)
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