Lexicon for Atopic Dermatitis

This is a lexicon for Atopic Dermatitis.
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  • RAST

     

    Radio-Allergo-Sorbent Test. An immunological technique used (among others) to measure the level of total IgE in the blood.
     
  • Rhinitis

     

    Inflammation of nasal mucous membranes. 
    Within atopy, some types of rhinitis are infectious (such as the cold virus), and others are allergic.
     
  • Rhino-conjunctivitis

     

    An allergic condition of the nasal mucous membranes and conjunctiva. The primary cause is allergies. 
    Rhino-conjunctivitis caused by pollen allergies (hay-fever) are occasional, and appear only at certain times. 
     
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