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Med Arch. 2011; 65(3): 168-169

Correlation Between Clinical Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis in Children and Serum IgE Level

Faruk Alendar.

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Atopic dermatitis (i.e) Atopic eczema is a long-lasting skin disease with known hereditary component. Blood tests, especially IgE antibodies whose levels are often high in AD, are helpful. The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between the clinical symptoms and the level of the IgE antibodies in atopic dermatitis patients, depending on their age. Methodology: A retrospective study was conducted for the period between 2005 and 2010 and included were all the patients (62) in whom the AD was diagnosed. The results showed that the IgE level was highest in the patient group from 16-25 years and also seen was the tendency of IgE decreasing level correlated to increasing patient age.

Key words: atopic dermatitis, ige level, scorad index

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