Prevalence and determinants of eczema among females aged 21 to 32 years in Jeddah city – Saudi Arabia

  title={Prevalence and determinants of eczema among females aged 21 to 32 years in Jeddah city – Saudi Arabia},
  author={Sultana T. Binyamin and Fathi Algamal and A. Yamani and Mai S. Labani and F. H. Alaqbi and A. A. Baeshen and A. T. BinYamin and Mohammed T. Al-Nazzawi and Shahad Alamoudi and Mohammed A. Aljunaid and Lamis F. Basaeed and Ahmed H Alhasan and Alanoud M. Al-Marzoug},
  journal={Our Dermatology Online},
  • Sultana T. Binyamin, Fathi Algamal, +10 authors Alanoud M. Al-Marzoug
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Our Dermatology Online
  • Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis is a chronic pruritic inflammatory skin disease that occurs most frequently in children, but also affects adults. Eczema is often associated with elevated serum level of immunoglobulin E and a personal or family history of atopy, which describes a group of disorders that includes eczema, asthma, and allergic rhinitis [1,2]. Although sensitization to environmental or food allergens is clearly associated with the Eczema phenotype, it does not seem to be a causative… CONTINUE READING
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