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Related to atopic disease: eczema, atopy, serum sickness

a·top·ic

 (ā-tŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or caused by a hereditary predisposition to developing allergic reactions, such as hay fever, asthma, or urticaria, after exposure to specific antigens such as pollen, food, and insect venoms.

[From Greek atopiā, unusualness, from atopos, out of the way : a-, not; see a-1 + topos, place.]

at′o·py (ăt′ə-pē) n.
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atopic

(əˈtɒpɪk)
adj
(Physiology) immunol of or relating to hereditary hypersensitivity to certain allergens
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Translations

a·top·ic

a. atópico-a, rel. a la atopía.
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atopic

adj atópico
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Probiotics in primary prevention of atopic disease: A randomized placebo-controlled trial.
Adenoidectomy and/or tonsillectomy in childhood is not associated with atopic disease later in life.
These classes, occurring in about 7% of the children, had the strongest association with an AD genetic risk score; a strong link with personal and parental history of atopic disease; and a strong tie to asthma.
Participants were dyads (mother and child), including black and white women with at least 1 prenatal 25 (OH)D) level, had a non-low-birthweight child born at least 36 weeks estimated gestational age, and had a 3-year study visit that included respiratory and atopic disease assessment.
In this study, family history of atopic disease and female gender increased the risk of eczema.
It is plausible that the higher antibiotic use among FA cases was due to more illnesses experienced by the children with atopic disease. Based on the hygiene hypothesis, antibiotics can cause alterations in immunity and change the intestinal colonization pattern [45].
Atopic myelitis is a type of myelitis which has received attention along with the recent dramatic increase in atopic disease. It develops in patients with elevated serum levels of immunoglobulin E (IgE) or allergic predisposition, such as atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, or bronchial asthma.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytological picture of nasal mucosa in children with atopic diseases. In addition, the objective was also to determine the suitability of the nasal mucosa for the diagnosis of atopic disease, taking into account the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Breastfeeding as prophylaxis against atopic disease: prospective follow-up study until 17 years old.
The major hallmarks of this atopic disease are xerosis, pruritus and chronic relapsing eczematous lesions of the teguments.
The concept of the 'atopic march', where children with AD develop mucosal forms of atopic disease, [13] has been challenged by some cohort studies.