Eczema

Common Name(s)

Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis

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National Eczema Association

Improving the quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support, and education.

Last Updated: 7 May 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Eczema" for support, advocacy or research.

National Eczema Association

Improving the quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support, and education.

http://www.nationaleczema.org

Last Updated: 7 May 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Eczema" returned 391 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hyper-responsive T-cell cytokine profile in association with development of early childhood wheeze but not eczema at 2 years.
 

Author(s): Phaik Ling Quah, Chiung-Hui Huang, Lynette Pei-Chi Shek, Kaw Yan Chua, Bee Wah Lee, I-Chun Kuo

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Allergy Immunol.. 2014 Mar;32(1):84-92.

 

Eczema is a known risk factor for the development of wheeze in childhood. Cord blood T-cell cytokine responses have been shown to be associated with the development of both early childhood eczema and wheeze. Our objective is to study and compare the influence of intrinsic T-cell cytokine ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2014

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Eosinophilic gastroenteritis associated with allergic asthma and atopic eczema.
 

Author(s): Bora Aktaş, Sahin Coban, Akif Altinbaş, Omer Başar

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2014 ;127(1):192.

 

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2014

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Protocol for a randomised trial on the effect of group education on skin-protective behaviour versus treatment as usual among individuals with newly notified occupational hand eczema - the Prevention of Hand Eczema (PREVEX) Trial.
 

Author(s): Maja Hvid Fisker, Tove Agner, Jane Lindschou, Jens Peter Bonde, Kristina Sophie Ibler, Christian Gluud, Per Winkel, Niels E Ebbehøj

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The incidence of occupational hand eczema is approximately 0.32 per 1,000 person years. The burden of the disease is high, as almost 60% has eczema-related sick leave during the first year after notification, and 15% are excluded from the workforce 12 years after disease onset. New ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2013

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Eczema" returned 42 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epicutaneous immunity and onset of allergic diseases - per-"eczema"tous sensitization drives the allergy march.
 

Author(s): Kenji Matsumoto, Hirohisa Saito

Journal: Allergol Int. 2013 Sep;62(3):291-6.

 

Results from recent epidemiological studies strongly suggest that ingestion of food promotes immune tolerance to food antigens, whereas exposure to food antigens through skin leads to allergic sensitization. A "dual-allergen-exposure hypothesis" has been proposed to explain those ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2013

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Skin prick test to foods in childhood atopic eczema: pros and cons.
 

Author(s): Carlo Caffarelli, Arianna Dondi, Carlotta Povesi Dascola, Giampaolo Ricci

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Skin prick tests are the first investigation in allergy diagnostics and their use is described in all the guidelines on atopic eczema. However, the clinical usefulness of skin prick tests is the subject of great debate. On the one hand, skin prick tests allow the identification both ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2013

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Hand eczema: an update.
 

Author(s): Chembolli Lakshmi, C R Srinivas

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;78(5):569-82.

 

Eczema, the commonest disorders afflicting the hands, is also the commonest occupational skin disease (OSD). In the dermatology outpatient departments, only the severe cases are diagnosed since patients rarely report with early hand dermatitis. Mild forms are picked up only during ...

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Interferon Responses in Eczema Herpeticum (ADEH)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Atopic Dermatitis; Eczema Herpeticum; Herpes Simplex Infections; Eczema Vaccinatum

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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A Randomised Clinical Trial in a Population of Health Care Workers With Hand Eczema
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Eczema; Dermatitis; Skin Disease

 

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2009

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A Study to Assess CLn® BodyWash for Reducing Skin Fauna in Patients With Hand Eczema
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Eczema; Hand Eczema; Atopic Dermatitis

 

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2013

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