Environmental risk factors and their role in the management of atopic dermatitis.

@article{Kantor2017EnvironmentalRF,
  title={Environmental risk factors and their role in the management of atopic dermatitis.},
  author={Robert W Kantor and Jonathan I Silverberg},
  journal={Expert review of clinical immunology},
  year={2017},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={15-26}
}
INTRODUCTION The etiology of atopic dermatitis (AD) is multifactorial with interaction between genetics, immune and environmental factors. Areas covered: We review the role of prenatal exposures, irritants and pruritogens, pathogens, climate factors, including temperature, humidity, ultraviolet radiation, outdoor and indoor air pollutants, tobacco smoke exposure, water hardness, urban vs. rural living, diet, breastfeeding, probiotics and prebiotics on AD. Expert commentary: The increased global… CONTINUE READING
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