Clinical detection of ichthyosis vulgaris in an atopic dermatitis clinic: implications for allergic respiratory disease and prognosis.

@article{Bremmer2008ClinicalDO,
  title={Clinical detection of ichthyosis vulgaris in an atopic dermatitis clinic: implications for allergic respiratory disease and prognosis.},
  author={Sam F Bremmer and Jon M. Hanifin and E L Simpson},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={72-8}
}
BACKGROUND Recent genetic studies have demonstrated that filaggrin mutations, shown to underlie ichthyosis vulgaris (IV), may also predispose patients with atopic dermatitis to allergic respiratory disease. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to determine whether the clinical presence of IV influences the severity and age at onset of atopic dermatitis or the probability of having allergic respiratory disease. METHODS We reviewed data collected from the initial visits of 1187 patients with atopic… CONTINUE READING
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