Suggestions regarding a more appropriate understanding of atopic dermatitis.

@article{Beltrani2005SuggestionsRA,
  title={Suggestions regarding a more appropriate understanding of atopic dermatitis.},
  author={Vincent S Beltrani},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={413-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The importance of consistency and accuracy of medical terminology must be recognized by all health care providers and researchers. Yet, recent publications by recognized authorities regarding atopic dermatitis seem to defy that basic tenet. I (an allergist/dermatologist) have (objectively) reviewed and (subjectively) interpreted the currently (peer reviewed) published designations etymologically, and some of their concepts scientifically. RECENT FINDINGS Interdisciplinary… CONTINUE READING