If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
People with a history of atopic dermatitis often have other allergic conditions. For example:
Atopic dermatitis affects people of all races.
The prevalence of atopic dermatitis has been increasing over the last few decades, possibly due to environmental and lifestyle changes.1
- Leung DYM, et al. (2008). Atopic dermatitis (atopic eczema). In K Wolff et al., eds., Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 7th ed., vol. 1, pp. 146–158. New York: McGraw-Hill.
- Boguniewicz M, Leung DYM (2009). Atopic dermatitis. In N Franklin Addison Jr et al., eds., Middleton's Allergy Principles and Practice, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 1083–1103. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.
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