Handbook of Atopic Eczema

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Thomas Ruzicka, Johannes Ring, Bernhard Przybilla
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 9, 2013 - Medical - 484 pages
Atopic eczema is one of the most common dermatologic Altough the etiopathogenesis of the disease has not yet conditions. According to recent data, up to 10 % of all been fully elucidated, the large body of data already children may be affected. Particularly in its severe form, available provides important clues for both our atopic eczema is a distressing and even disabling disease. understanding of the disease and for daily patient care. Even the far more frequent minor forms may pose prob This Handbook of Atopic Eczema aims to put together lems because of their chronicity or the unpredictable current knowledge on this multifacted disease in the tendency for relapse. Atopic eczema must therefore be most comprehensive way. This volume covers the whole regarded as a major health problem, and it is one that is range of relevant information. Since each topic is dealt today drawing mounting attention, not only from the with by authors expert in that particular field, the up-to medical community, but increasingly from the date knowledge provided is not only extensive but also nonmedical public as well. critical. I believe that this Handbook of Atopic Eczema Since atopic eczema first emerged as a disease entity in will not only enhance our ability to treat our patients, but the early decades of this century, it has been the subject will also stimulate our efforts to fully understand this of both extensive research and intense scientific enigmatic disease. controversies.
 

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Contents

Clinical Aspects of Atopic Eczema Histopathological and Immunohistological Aspects
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Genetic Aspects of Atopic Eczema Pathophysiology of Atopic Eczema
15
Hautklinik Universität Düsseldorf Moorenstraße 5 4000 Düsseldorf 1
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Clinical Symptoms of Atopic Eczema J C Prinz and E P Rieber 141
27
Minimal Forms of Atopic Eczema
46
D Vieluf and T Ruzicka
54
Aalberse R C BraunFalco
125
Benyon and M K Church
173
Bieber
259
Hägermark
285
Björkstén B Chapman M D
317
Composition Principles of Application
364
Cytokines in Atopic Eczema
375
Vascular Reactivity in Atopic Eczema
391
Sebaceous Gland Activity in Atopic Eczema
407
The Phenomenon of Irritable Skin in Atopic Eczema T Steiger and S Borelli
415

Natural History of Atopic Eczema B M Czarnetzki
186
Dry Skin and Inflammation T A E PlattsMills M D Chapman B Mitchell
192
Occupational Aspects of Atopic Eczema with Emphasis Role of Food Allergy in Atopic Eczema
204
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Businco L
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I Rystedt 90
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Immunodeficiency Syndromes and Atopic Eczema Changes in CellMediated Immunity in Atopic Eczema
221
AModel for Role of Cyclic Nucleotide Metabolism in the Patho
232
R Gollhausen 306
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Animal Models of Atopic Eczema Dietary Management in Atopic Eczema
435
Synopsis Immunomodulation in the TreatmentofAtopic Eczema
445
Ultraviolet Radiation Therapy of Atopic Eczema
452
Atopic Prophylaxis Psychotherapeutic Approaches in the Treatment
459
Guidelines for Topical Treatment in Atopic Eczema
466
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