The pathogenesis of atopic eczema

Friedmann, Peter S. (2002) The pathogenesis of atopic eczema. Hospital Medicine, 63, (11), 653-656.


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Atopic eczema is associated with a genetic predisposition to dysregulation of the immune system. T lymphocytes differentiate towards the Th2 type with promotion of immunoglobulin E antibodies. Allergic responses to environmental allergens develop and microbes, including staphylococci and pityrosporum yeasts, may contribute to the inflammatory process.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1462-3935 (print)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RL Dermatology
Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR180 Immunology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Infection, Inflammation and Repair
ePrint ID: 27059
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Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 11:50

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