Lower risk of atopic dermatitis among infants born extremely preterm compared with higher gestational age.

@article{Barbarot2013LowerRO,
  title={Lower risk of atopic dermatitis among infants born extremely preterm compared with higher gestational age.},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Barbarot and Christ{\`e}le Gras-Leguen and Hubert Colas and Elise Garrot and Dominique Darmaun and B{\'e}atrice Larroque and Jean Christophe Roz{\'e} and Pierre Yves Ancel},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={169 6},
  pages={1257-64}
}
BACKGROUND It is not yet known whether the risk of developing atopic dermatitis (AD) is influenced by preterm birth. Moreover, AD risk has not been assessed in a large sample of extremely preterm infants (< 29 weeks' gestation). OBJECTIVES To determine whether the risk of AD is influenced by preterm birth. METHODS We investigated the relationship between gestational age (GA) and AD using data from two independent population-based cohorts, including a total of 2329 preterm infants, of whom… CONTINUE READING