Search for dissertations about: "atopic dermatitis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words atopic dermatitis.

  1. 1. Diagnosis of eczema in preschool children and course of disease during childhood

    Author : Laura von Kobyletzki; Dermatologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child; preschool; dermatitis; atopic diagnosis; infant; questionnaire; written parental; atopic dermatitis; preschool child; longitudinal study; prognosis; epidemiology; asthma; and rhinititis;

    Abstract : Abstract In childhood atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most frequent inflammatory condition. Validated eczema questionnaires have been available for schoolchildren only, but the incidence of atopic dermatitis is highest during infancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetic studies of atopic dermatitis

    Author : Maria Bradley; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Atopic dermatitis; genome-wide linkage analysis; sib pairs; candidate genes; nonparametric linkage;

    Abstract : Known from ancient times, atopic dermatitis is now the most prevalent chronic inflammatory skin disease in Swedish children. This is the result of a marked increase over the past few decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gene mapping of atopic dermatitis

    Author : Cilla Söderhäll; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Atopic dermatitis is a hereditary, pruritic, inflammatory and chronic skin disease that typically presents in early childhood. It is often associated with other atopic manifestations, such as asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, and elevated total and/or allergen- specific serum lgE levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Serotonergic mechanisms in atopic dermatitis

    Author : Aram Rasul; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Atopic dermatitis (AD) may be worsened by stress and anxiety. Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) is an important mediator in stress and anxiety. In the present thesis serotonergic mechanisms were studied in atopic dermatitis (AD). READ MORE

  5. 5. Tachykinergic mechanisms in atopic dermatitis

    Author : Louise Lönndahl; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an often severely itching, chronic, inflammatory skin disorder and may worsen due to stress and anxiety. Tachykinins have been suggested to influence the level of inflammation as well as being involved in pruritus, stress and anxiety. READ MORE