Risk of developing asthma in young children with atopic eczema: a systematic review.

@article{Hulst2007RiskOD,
  title={Risk of developing asthma in young children with atopic eczema: a systematic review.},
  author={Annelies E van der Hulst and Helen Klip and Paul L P Brand},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 3},
  pages={565-9}
}
BACKGROUND It is commonly believed that the majority of infants and young children with early atopic eczema will develop asthma in later childhood. This belief is mainly based on cross-sectional population studies. Recent evidence suggests a more complex relationship between early eczema and asthma. OBJECTIVE This systematic review was conducted to assess the risk of developing asthma in children with atopic eczema during the first 4 years of life. METHODS A sensitive search was performed… CONTINUE READING

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