Allergen-specific immunotherapy in atopic dermatitis

  title={Allergen-specific immunotherapy in atopic dermatitis},
  author={Marek Jutel and Katarzyna Solarewicz-Madejek and Agnieszka Węgrzyn},
Allergen-specific immunotherapy (SIT) is the only known causal allergy treatment. Although used for over 100 years, its mechanisms are still the subject of investigation. The safety and efficacy of SIT have been demonstrated in children and adults in many clinical trials, which showed the essential role of SIT in prevention of both new allergy diseases (especially asthma) and new sensitizations. This method is currently recommended in the treatment of IgE-mediated aeroallergens and hymenoptera… CONTINUE READING

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