Indian Journal of Dermatology
CME ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 327--331

Atopic dermatitis; Etio-pathogenesis, An overview


Virendra N Sehgal1, Ananta Khurana2, Vibhu Mendiratta3, Deepti Saxena4, Govind Srivastava4, Ashok K Aggarwal4 
1 Dermato-Venereology (Skin/VD) Center, Sehgal Nursing Home, Panchwati, Delhi, India
2 Department of Dermatology, Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Delhi, India
3 Department of Dermatology and STD, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
4 School of Dermatology, Skin Institute, Greater Kailash, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Virendra N Sehgal
Dermato-Venerology (Skin/VD) Center, Sehgal Nursing Home, A/6 Panchwati, Delhi - 110 033
India

Atopic dermatitis is a well-recognized clinical entity, several facets of which continue to be mystified. Accordingly, its etio-pathogenesis is largely elusive. It appears to be an outcome of interplay of several undertones, namely: genetics, maternal factor and inheritance, pregnancy/intrauterine, environmental factors, immune dysregulation, immuno-globulins, role of diet, and infection. Besides, recent innovative breakthroughs consisting of nutritional supplementation, the highlights of which were considered worthwhile to take stock of to define its current status. An endeavor to enlighten the audience has been made for their benefit.


How to cite this article:
Sehgal VN, Khurana A, Mendiratta V, Saxena D, Srivastava G, Aggarwal AK. Atopic dermatitis; Etio-pathogenesis, An overview.Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:327-331


How to cite this URL:
Sehgal VN, Khurana A, Mendiratta V, Saxena D, Srivastava G, Aggarwal AK. Atopic dermatitis; Etio-pathogenesis, An overview. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2019 Sep 23 ];60:327-331
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