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The Vicious Cycle Of Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

過敏性皮膚炎(俗稱濕疹) 是一種慢性皮膚發炎, 其症狀包括皮膚開裂,乾旱,痕癢和有燒灼感。 過敏性皮膚炎患者其皮膚屏障基因受損1,2,導致皮膚水分流失,及增加皮膚對有害環境元素所帶來的敏感1,2

過敏性皮膚炎(濕疹) 會有不同嚴重程度的紅腫和緩解階段。它最常發生於兒童,但也會發生在一些成年人身上。如果你的孩子患有濕疹,你並不孤單; 全球多達5至20%的兒童生活在這個皮膚狀況4,嚴重影響他們的生活質素3。雖然目前還沒有治療方法,但家長仍可以積極地幫助孩子減少濕疹所帶來的壓力。

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  2. Arikawa J, Ishibashi M. Kawashima M. Takagi Y, Ichikawa Y, Imokawa G. Decreased levels of sphingosine, a natural antimicrobial agent, may be associated with vulnerability of the stratum corneum from patients with atopic dermatitis to colonization by Staphylococcus aureus. J Invest Dermatol 2002: 119:433-9.
  3. Lewis-Jones S. Quality of life and childhood atopic dermatitis: the misery of living with childhood eczema. Int J Clin Pract. 2006: 60(8):984-92
  4. Weston WL, Howe W. Epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of Atopic Dermatitis (eczema). [cited on 30th March 2011]. Available from: URL: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/epidemiology-clinical-manifestations-and-diagnosis-of-atopic-dermatitis-eczema.