Atopic Dermatitis and Food Hypersensitivity in Children
Authors: Burks, A. Wesley; Williams, Larry; Wheeler, J. Gary; Wilson, Gail
Source: Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Volume 13, Number 6, November-December 1992 , pp. 285-288(4)
Publisher: OceanSide Publications, Inc
Abstract:Atopic dermatitis is a common condition of early childhood. The association of atopic dermatitis and allergy has been studied for several years. Recent work has shown that food hypersensitivity does play a role as an exacerbating factor in some children with atopic dermatitis. This hypersensitivity will be limited typically to one or two food antigens. Children placed on appropriate elimination diets can be expected to have significant improvement in their clinical course.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November-December 1992
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