Search for dissertations about: "atopic diagnosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words atopic diagnosis.

  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. The role of CD30 in atopic allergy

    Author : Åsa Bengtsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; CD30; sCD30; CD30L; allergy; atopic dermatitis; T-cell clone; Th1 Th2; placenta; glutathione GSH ; N-acetyl-L-cysteine NAC ;

    Abstract : The 120 kDa CD30 molecule belongs to the tumour necrosis factor (TNF) receptor superfamily and is expressed by activated lymphoid cells. Small populations of CD30+ cells have been detected in the peripheral lymphoid organs, as well as in the thymus. A subset of CD45RO+, so-called memory T cells, also express CD30 after various kind of stimuli. READ MORE

  3. 3. Metachromatic cells and eosinophils in atopic children : A prospective study

    Author : Magnus Persson Borres; Göran Karlsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Metachromatic cells and eosinophil leukocytes were studied prospectively in 64 newborns with and without a family history of atopic disease (FH). Cellfindings in nasal mucosa and peripheral blood were related to development of atopic symptoms up to 18 months of age. For this purpose, a gentle scraping method suitable for infants was developed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Study of biomarkers for improved diagnosis and therapy monitoring in young asthmatics

    Author : Nikolaos Tsolakis; Kjell Alving; Lennart Nilsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Asthma phenotypes; IgE sensitization; atopy; cat allergen components; exhaled NO; airway hyper-responsiveness; lung function; asthma-related quality of life.;

    Abstract : Background: Type-2 asthma is often related to atopy and is characterized by elevated type-2 biomarkers. However, less is known about the pathophysiology of non-type 2 asthma, factors associated therewith, and the stability of different asthma phenotypes over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Recombinant cat and mite allergens as tools in the study of diagnosis and treatment of allergy

    Author : Tiiu Saarne; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Allergic diseases, such as allergic asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic eczema, are a major health problem world-wide, affecting up to 30% of the population. A large proportion of the patients are allergic to indoor allergens, such as mite and cat allergens, which are airborne and thus cause symptoms in the airways upon inhalation. READ MORE