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By Donald Y.M. Leung, Malcolm W. Greaves

This state-of-the-science reference offers priceless info at the pathophysiology and fiscal and social outcomes of allergic pores and skin reactions, in addition to new remedies according to rising options of pores and skin sickness pathobiology-addressing the epidemiology, mechanisms, occupational results, environmental triggers, and quality-of-life issues. specializes in atopic dermatitis, urticaria, and allergic touch dermatitis, between different more and more universal epidermis issues. Written by way of greater than 35 best researchers, Allergic dermis ailment ·reviews uncomplicated ideas of the factors of allergic dermis responses ·analyzes the function of key cellphone kinds, effector molecules, cytokines, mediators, chemokines, phone adhesion molecules, and immunogenetic mechanisms ·showcases the dynamics of adhesion molecules and the pathophysiology of pruritus ·examines medical beneficial properties of pores and skin asthma, fairly concerning immune mechanisms that make certain pathogenic direction and consequence ·investigates behaviors of keratinocytes, dendritic cells and macrophages, fibroblasts, lymphocytes, granulocytes, and endothelial cells ·explores phototherapy, photochemotherapy, immunomodulatory treatment, and standard antiinflammatory treatment for recalcitrant pores and skin ailments ·discusses anaphylaxis and different allergies to insect bites ·surveys demographism, vibratory angioedema, and different different types of urticaria ·identifies allergic and infectious triggers of pores and skin sickness ·and extra! Containing over 1800 bibliographic citations, Allergic pores and skin sickness is a must-read source for dermatologists, allergists, immunologists, pharmaceutical and beauty chemists, internists, pediatricians, and graduate and clinical tuition scholars in those disciplines.

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DICE’s nationwide surveys in 1987 and 1994 were based on a random sample of about 6000 Danes (≥16 years of age) identified by the Danish personal numbering system. The data collection was carried out by trained interviewers, and the participation rates were 80% Page 9 Table 8 Prevalence Surveys of Allergic Hand Dermatitis Country Point prevalence (%) Comments Ref. 0** Clinical exam. 0* Questionnaire + patch testing of patients 99 * = 1-year prevalence; ** = 3-year prevalence. and 78%, respectively.

Page 3 Table 2 Trends in the Frequency of Atopic Dermatitis Country/ County/Town Year of birth Year of age Instrument Lifetime prevalence (%) Ref. 2 E = examination; Q = questionnaire. 9% a Questionnaire study in 7-year-old schoolchildren in Göte-borg and Kiruna in 1979 (N = 4682) and in 1991 (N = 2481), and a subsequent interview on a subsample in 1991 (N = 409). Source: Ref. 25. Page 4 Table 4 Recent Prevalence Surveys on Atopic Dermatitis in Non-Western Countries Region Country/ county/ town Year of birth Year of age Instrument Lifetime prevalence (%) Ref.

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