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Dermatitis, Atopic

"Dermatitis, Atopic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A chronic inflammatory genetically determined disease of the skin marked by increased ability to form reagin (IgE), with increased susceptibility to allergic rhinitis and asthma, and hereditary disposition to a lowered threshold for pruritus. It is manifested by lichenification, excoriation, and crusting, mainly on the flexural surfaces of the elbow and knee. In infants it is known as infantile eczema.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dermatitis, Atopic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dermatitis, Atopic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 255 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.