Allergy and the skin.

@article{Incorvaia2008AllergyAT,
  title={Allergy and the skin.},
  author={Cristoforo Incorvaia and Francesca Frati and N C Verna and S D'Al{\`o} and Alberico Motolese and Sabina Pucci},
  journal={Clinical and experimental immunology},
  year={2008},
  volume={153 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          27-9
        }
}
Allergic skin disorders include urticaria, angioedema, contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis, but the model fitting most closely the systemic concept of allergy is atopic dermatitis (AD), the pathogenesis of which is linked to a complex interaction between skin barrier dysfunction and environmental factors such as allergens and microbes. In particular, an important advance was the demonstration that the mutation of the skin barrier protein filaggrin is related strictly to allergen… CONTINUE READING
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