Trends in eczema in the first 18 years of life: results from the Isle of Wight 1989 birth cohort study.

@article{Ziyab2010TrendsIE,
  title={Trends in eczema in the first 18 years of life: results from the Isle of Wight 1989 birth cohort study.},
  author={Ali H Ziyab and Abid Raza and W. Karmaus and Nicky Tongue and Hongmei Zhang and Sharon Matthews and S. Hasan Arshad and Graham T. Roberts},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 12},
  pages={1776-84}
}
BACKGROUND Trends in the prevalence of eczema in the course of childhood and adolescence are not clear although often a net remission during childhood is assumed. OBJECTIVES To investigate the dynamics of change in eczema from 1 to 18 years in a prospective study and to understand the influence of gender and atopy. METHODS Detailed information regarding eczema were collected at ages 1, 2, 4, 10 and 18 years from the 1989 Isle of Wight birth cohort (n=1456). Skin prick testing was performed… CONTINUE READING