European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 154, Issue 3, pp 245–245 | Cite as

Upregulated IFN-γ production in hen's egg-induced atopic dermatitis in remission

  • T. Noma
  • I. Yoshizawa
Letters to the Editors


Public Health Dermatitis Atopic Dermatitis 



interleukin 4


interferon γ


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Noma
    • 1
  • I. Yoshizawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsSaitarna Medical SchoolSaitamaJapan

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