14. May 2021 · Comments Off on Atopic Dermatitis · Categories: News · Tags: ,

Atopic dermatitis is the most common chronic skin disease up to ten percent of all Germans are affected by the chronic skin disease. Including many children. Wolfsburg, February 2, 2010 – the skin the itching is dry and inflamed, often unbearable. Atopic dermatitis is the most common chronic skin disease and is still regarded as incurable. The emergence of an Atopic Dermatitis, also Atopic Dermatitis, is complex.\”Be discussed mainly genetic factors that cause, that the skin is so sick\” acts. Essential are a disturbed skin barrier and the congenital atopy.

The originating from the Greek language term atopy means inherited willingness to respond particularly sensitive to environmental influences of any kind. The atopy is confined not only to the eczema. Atopic tend also to allergies and allergic asthma. For an atopy, specific antibodies (IgE), which are often increased when susceptible considered indicator. While it would be too easy, a Atopic Dermatitis as mere skin allergy to dismiss.

Rather, the disease is a mix of genetic disposition, immunological reactions and environmental influences, for example in the form of allergies. Disease active alternated with episodes (acute thrust\”) with group stages. Experts observe a steady increase in the disease. Until today, there is however no accurate information about why this is so. Usually the disease activity diminishes with increasing age. Only 10-20 percent of those who already had eczema as a child, are more affected than adults. Due to the unstable skin barrier succeeds in addition to lovely, allergy-triggering substances, too many germs, to penetrate into the skin. That are mostly bacteria, but also viruses and fungi. In addition, these additional infections (secondary infections) worsen the skin of the affected. The drug treatment of atopic dermatitis depends on the clinical skin condition of the patient. Corticosteroids are considered drug of choice remains. That are Substances that cortisone are modeled after the human hormone and lead to an improvement of the skin condition within a short time.

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