Effects of Linoleic Acid Supplements on Atopic Dermatitis
Atopy is primarily a condition of hypersensitivity. Atopic disease include atopic eczema, allergic bronchial asthma or hay fever. Atopic dermatitis signs and symptoms are dry itching skin, and eczematous inflammation. Pathophysiology involve: genetics, trigger factors as aeroallergens, superantigens or stress, Th2 lymphocyte cytokine profile (Interleukin (IL)-4,-5,-10) dominance, hyper IgE, monocyte phosphodiesterase increased activity, impaired epidermal barrier function and abnormal linoleic acid metabolism.
KeywordsAtopic Dermatitis Atopic Disease Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acid Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency Severe Atopic Dermatitis
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