ATOPIC DERMATITIS: DIAGNOSTICS FEATURES

· RAJ №2-2012

Macharadze D.Sh.

The Russian University of Friendship of the People, Moscow

Key words: atopic dermatits, diagnostics, prick tests, total IgE, specific IgE, food allergy

Atopic dermatitis (AD) — a chronic inflammatory skin disease with a broad spectrum of clinical symptoms. It is diagnosed mainly clinically. Sensitization to inhalled and food allergens may play a role in the development of AD. Thus, it is important to determine the presence of sensitization for environmental control and allergen avoidance, pharmacotherapy, and immunotherapy.