Incidence of atopic dermatitis in nursery school children - a follow-up study from 2001 to 2004, Kyushu University Ishigaki Atopic Dermatitis Study (KIDS).

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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a multifactorial disease that usually decreases the quality of life of affected patients. We monitored the incidence of AD and serum total IgE levels annually among nursery school children in Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan, from 2001 to 2004. A total of 1731 children were enrolled. The prevalence of AD ranged from 3.7 to 11% in… (More)

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@article{Fukiwake2006IncidenceOA, title={Incidence of atopic dermatitis in nursery school children - a follow-up study from 2001 to 2004, Kyushu University Ishigaki Atopic Dermatitis Study (KIDS).}, author={Noriko Fukiwake and Norihiro Furusyo and Norihiko Kubo and Hiroaki Takeoka and K Toyoda and Keisuke Morita and Satoko Shibata and T Nakahara and Makiko Kido and Sayaka Hayashida and Yoichi Moroi and Kazunori Urabe and Jun Hayashi and Masutaka Furue}, journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD}, year={2006}, volume={16 4}, pages={416-9} }