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The Score represents the state of your eczema over the last 3 days
To obtain a score we assess the following:
- The extent of your eczema
- The severity of the dry skin not affected by eczema
- The intensity of the symptoms on the areas affected by eczema
- The intensity of the problems caused by eczema (itching, sleep loss)
Knockdown of Filaggrin in a Three-Dimensional Reconstructed Human Epidermis Impairs Keratinocyte DifferentiationFri, 04/03/2015 - 17:59
Valérie Pendaries, Jeremy Malaisse, Laurence Pellerin, Marina Le Lamer, Rachida Nachat, Sanja Kezic, Anne-Marie Schmitt, Carle Paul, Yves Poumay, Guy Serre and Michel Simon
By Dr. Daniel Wallach
Atopic dermatitis is a complex illness that is closely related to two other conditions, allergic asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. The common factor between these three illnesses, which we call the atopic predisposition, is a predisposition to produce IgE-class antibodies directed against antigens present in the everyday environment. Therefore, a child with atopic dermatitis (eczema in early childhood) is more at risk than another child of going on to develop allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma.
Cow’s milk protein allergies (CMPA) affect 2 to 3% of infants. They appear when weaning or when giving the first bottles of milk. The allergy causes cutaneous, digestive or more rarely respiratory symptoms. Their onset depends on the underlying immunopathological mechanism, which makes a didactic classification and practical exploration of the allergic reactions possible.
*Dr. J. Robert - Pediatrician - Atopic Dermatitis Therapeutic Education Consultation - Lyon Sud Hospital Center - Pavillon Dufour - 69495 Pierre Bénite Cedex
Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a condition that specialists consider mild, but which gives rise to so many different interpretations, prohibitions, excesses, consultations and conflicting opinions that, in recent years, necessary centers have been set up for listening to patients and providing advice and information in France.
Therapeutic patient education (TPE) has proven effective in increasing treatment adherence and improving quality of life (QoL) for patients with numerous chronic diseases, especially atopic dermatitis (AD). This study was undertaken to identify worldwide TPE experiences in AD treatment. Experts from 23 hospitals, located in 11 countries, responded to a questionnaire on 10 major items. Patients in TPE programs were mainly children and adolescents with moderate to severe AD or markedly affected QoL...
The Atopic Dermatitis Foundation propose you to discover an article about fillagrin, a molecule involved in the process of atopic dermatitis.