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The pathogenesis of atopic eczema

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

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Published date: 2002


Local EPrints ID: 27059
ISSN: 1462-3935
PURE UUID: 2b35a104-a7ab-42ed-956a-bde713b6d042

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Date deposited: 26 Apr 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:05

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