Relationship between skin prick and atopic patch test reactivity to aeroallergens and disease severity in children with atopic dermatitis

Kutlu A., Karabacak E., Aydin E., Ozturk S., Taskapan O., Aydinoz S., ...More

ALLERGOLOGIA ET IMMUNOPATHOLOGIA, vol.41, no.6, pp.369-373, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aller.2013.02.007
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-373
  • Keywords: Atopic patch test, Skin prick test, SCORAD, Atopic dermatitis, CONSENSUS REPORT, POSITION PAPER, ECZEMA, GUIDELINES, DIAGNOSIS, ADULTS, MITES
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


Background: The immunological mechanism in aetiology of atopic dermatitis (AD) shows significant differences from other allergic diseases. Allergen inhalation exacerbates AD lesions and AD patients' complaints decrease in house dust mite (HDM) low level environments, which reveals the importance of inhalant allergens.