By Thomas Bieber, Donald Y. M. Leung

This newly reorganized and extended Second Edition of the innovative reference consultant, Atopic Dermatitis, is the single to be had textual content dedicated to discussing all points of this universal disorder. beautiful to dermatologists, allergists, relations practitioners, and pediatricians in day-by-day perform, in addition to health professional scientists, clinical scholars, and experimental investigators, this stand-alone consultant addresses fresh leap forward discoveries in genetics and new milestones in immunological learn in dermatology.

New highlights within the Second Edition:

  • 12 fresh chapters that surround the newest research
  • the most recent advances, together with regulatory and Th17 cells in atopic dermatitis, cytokines and chemokines, virus infections, autoantigens, particular immunotherapy, the immune method and atopic dermatitis, and neuromediators and the pathophysiology of pruritus
  • coverage of the newest components of development: pathophysiology, mechanisms and mobile points, epidemiologic, genetic, and immunologic facets of atopic dermatitis

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Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2000:169–182. SPH SPH IHBK030-02 IHBK030-Bieber February 3, 2009 17:50 Char Count= SPH SPH IHBK030-03 IHBK030-Bieber 3 February 17, 2009 22:23 Char Count= Genetics of Atopic Eczema Stephan Weidinger Department of Dermatology and Allergy Biederstein, Technische Universit¨at Munchen ¨ (TUM), Munich, Germany Elke Rodriguez Division of Environmental Dermatology and Allergy, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen ¨ and ZAUM-Center for Allergy and Environment, Technische Universit¨at Munchen ¨ (TUM), Munich, Germany Alan D.

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