Search for dissertations about: "atopic eczema"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words atopic eczema.

  1. 1. Assessing eczema and food allergy in young children

    Author : Irene Devenney; Karin Fälth-Magnusson; Arne Høst; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; atopy; eczema; food allergy; nitric oxide; oral food challenge; skin prick test; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Background: Atopic disease is an increasing problem. Eczema affects 10-20% of young children, and 33-37% of children with eczema are food allergic. Among other factors, nitric oxide (NO) is thought to play a role in eczema and food allergy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects on the hand eczema and the current health care system : the possibility of health related quality of life measure as a tool for follow-up patients

    Author : Wasim N. Jamil; Laura von Kobltezki; Magnus Lindberg; Åke Svensson; Anna Joelson; Tove Agner; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Contact eczema; hand eczema; health related quality of life; HRQoL; dermatology life quality index; DLQI; minimal clinical important difference; MCID; patch test; health care system; risk occupations;

    Abstract : Contact eczema is the most common occupational skin disease, and it predominantly affects the hands. Hand eczema is a chronic and fluctuating disease with a multidimensional impact on the patient and society, resulting in an increased consumption of health care, long term sick leave, in voluntary change of occupation, and a risk of early retirement and impaired healthrelated quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Individual and environmental risk factors for hand eczema in hospital workers

    Author : Eskil Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hand eczema; prospective study; hospital workers; irritants; contact allergy; contact urticaria; atopy; metal dermatitis; multivariate regression analysis; evaluation of risk factors; microflora; S. aureus in hand eczema;

    Abstract : Individual and environmental risk factors in hand eczema have been investigated in a prospective cohort study of 2452 newly employed hospital workers with a follow-up time of 20 months. Current hand eczema was analyzed in 142 wet hospital workers from this cohort with respect to the etiologic importance of irritants, allergens and contact urticants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of eczema in childhood

    Author : Natalia Ballardini; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a common itc hy inflammatory skin disease that often starts in childhood. Having eczema is troublesome and has been shown to reduce quality of life . Eczema is associated with an increased risk for other allergy - related diseases such as asthma and rhinitis. READ MORE