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In recent years, there has been a clear trend towards an increase in the number of patients with severe atopic dermatitis. In most cases, patients are dissatisfied with the previous therapy, which requires hospital treatment to relieve acute manifestations of atopic dermatitis and the selection of pharmacological agents aimed at achieving long-term control over the symptoms of the disease.

             The pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis is based on T2 type immune inflammation, which is confirmed by the secretion of the cytokines IL-4, IL-13, TSLP and IL-33. The introduction of biologics aimed at individual and specific components of T2 inflammation is a priority in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. One of these drugs is Dupilumab, which acts against the α subunit of the IL-4Rα receptor, which is common to the IL-4 / IL-13 receptors. The IL-4 / IL-13 / STAT6 signaling pathway, which plays a crucial role in T2 inflammation, is also inhibited.

            This article presents a clinical case showing the efficacy of using Dupilimab in a 7-year-old child suffering from atopic dermatitis.

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Vera A. Revyakina

The Federal Research Center for Nutrition, Вiotechnology and Food Safety

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1149-7927

Head of Allergy Department

Russian Federation, Moscow

Inna A. Larkova

The Federal Research Center for Nutrition, Вiotechnology and Food Safety

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7640-0754

Senior researcher of Allergy Department, MD

Russian Federation, Moscow

E D Kuvshinova

Federal Research Centre of Nutrition and Biotechnology


старший научный сотрудник отделения аллергологии, кандидат медицинских наук

Moscow, 115445, Russian Federation

V A Mukhortykh

Federal Research Centre of Nutrition and Biotechnology

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8549-9493

младший научный сотрудник отделения аллергологии, кандидат медицинских наук

Moscow, 115445, Russian Federation

Kseniya Melnikova

ФГБУН "ФИЦ питания и биотехнологии"




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