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Disease Dermatitis, Atopic

Name Dermatitis, Atopic
Synonyms Atopic Dermatitides | Atopic Dermatitis | Atopic Eczema | Atopic Neurodermatitides | Atopic Neurodermatitis | Dermatitides, Atopic | Disseminated Neurodermatitides | Disseminated Neurodermatitis | Eczema, Atopic | Eczema, Infantile | Infantile Eczema | Neurodermatitides, Atopic | Neurodermatitides, Disseminated | Neurodermatitis, Atopic | Neurodermatitis, Disseminated
Definition A chronic inflammatory genetically determined disease of the skin marked by increased ability to form reagin (IgE), with increased susceptibility to allergic rhinitis and asthma, and hereditary disposition to a lowered threshold for pruritus. It is manifested by lichenification, excoriation, and crusting, mainly on the flexural surfaces of the elbow and knee. In infants it is known as infantile eczema.
Categories Genetic disease (inborn) | Immune system disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D003876
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1. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Genetic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis, Atopic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis, Atopic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Eczematous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis, Atopic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
4. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Genetic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis, Atopic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
5. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity, Immediate Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis, Atopic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Dermatitis, Atopic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Deafness, Neural, with Atypical Atopic Dermatitis
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  Dermatitis, Atopic, 7 Has associated genes
  MOMES Syndrome