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Author Allen, Herbert B., author.

Title The etiology of atopic dermatitis / Herbert B. Allen.

Publication Info. London : Springer, [2014]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Internet  WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK SPRINGER    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 117 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 18, 2014).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Clinical presentations -- Microbiology -- Pathology -- Immunology -- Genetics -- Physiology -- Treatment -- Diseases in which eczema is a secondary component (Meyerson’s nevus and Doucas Kapetanakis pigmented purpuric dermatosis) -- Diseases with occluded sweat ducts other than eczema (tinea pedis, axillary granular parakeratosis, seborrheic dermatitis) -- The Story of Eczema in Pictures -- Epilogue: A comparison of psoriasis and eczema: both caused by bacteria, but neither an infection.
Summary This book will present completely new, unique findings in eczema: sweat ducts that become occluded with staphylococcal biofilms trigger the innate immune system with TLR2 receptor activity and this leads to production of the "itching" and inflammation in this disease. Dermatologists and pediatricians treat eczema exceedingly well and this is ordinarily accomplished with corticosteroid containing topicals. However, after treatment, it is intriguing that aggressive moisturization and cautious bathing will in most instances prevent future flares of the disease, even though it is precipitated by b.
Subject Atopic dermatitis -- Etiology.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Diseases
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Atopic dermatitis.
Dermatitis, Atopic -- Immunology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Allen, Herbert B. The Etiology of Atopic Dermatitis London : Springer London,c2014 9781447165446
ISBN 9781447165453 electronic bk.
1447165454 electronic bk.
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