Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

  title={Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)},
  author={Susan V. Bershad},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • S. Bershad
  • Published 1 November 2011
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
This issue provides a clinical overview of atopic dermatitis (exzema) focusing on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, practice improvement, and patient information. [] Key Method Readers can complete the accompanying CME quiz for 1.5 credits. Only ACP members and individual subscribers can access the electronic features of In the Clinic. Non-subscribers who wish to access this issue of In the Clinic can elect "Pay for View."
Management of Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: The Role of Emollient Therapy
The role of emollients in the management of atopic dermatitis, with particular emphasis on infants and young children, is discussed.
A systematic review of the safety and efficacy of systemic corticosteroids in atopic dermatitis
Clinical reviews in allergy and immunology
An overview of eosinophil biology with an emphasis on potential targets of pharmacotherapy is provided and a summary of potential eosInophil-targeting agents, including those in development, in clinical trials, or approved for other disorders are provided.
Influence of polyphenols on allergic immune reactions: mechanisms of action
Special emphasis is placed on the effects of dietary polyphenols on three major allergic diseases, namely atopic eczema, food allergy and asthma, where deficits of T-regulatory cells seem to play a pathogenic role in allergic disease and, therefore, they may represent a major target of polyphenol activity.
Antibacterial and Toxicity Evaluation of Eastern Medicine Formulation Eczegone for the Management of Eczema
After rigorous safety evaluation by in vitro and in vivo acute oral and dermal toxicity analysis, it is concluded that Eczegone formualtion possessses antibacterial effects and is safe, non-toxic,non-irritant, and the drug would be subjected for further biochemical and clinical studies.
Integrative Analysis of lncRNAs, miRNAs, and mRNA-Associated ceRNA Network in an Atopic Dermatitis Recurrence Model
The results showed that an AD recurrence model was established, and the findings have provided a novel perspective on the potential roles of non-coding RNAs in AD, and suggest that specific non-CodingRNAs could be new therapeutic targets againstAD recurrence.
Probiotics - What They Are, Their Benefits and Challenges
This chapter reviews literature on probiotics, defined and different microbial cultures used as probiotics will be considered, and delivery vehicles for probiotic cultures, with their advantages and disadvantages are discussed.
Clinical relevance of Corylus pollen in Poznań, western Poland.
Hazel pollen has a detrimental effect on the allergic population of Poznań, with more than half of those sensitised to hazel pollen allergens showing symptoms of atopic dermatitis.


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