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Dermatitis, Atopic MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dermatitis, Atopic
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.850.210
C17.800.174.193
C17.800.815.193
C17.800.827.210
C20.543.480.343
Unique ID
D003876
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003876
Annotation
a type of immediate hypersensitivity
Scope Note
A chronic inflammatory genetically determined disease of the skin marked by increased ability to form reagin (IgE), with increased susceptibility to allergic rhinitis and asthma, and hereditary disposition to a lowered threshold for pruritus. It is manifested by lichenification, excoriation, and crusting, mainly on the flexural surfaces of the elbow and knee. In infants it is known as infantile eczema.
Entry Term(s)
Eczema, Atopic
Eczema, Infantile
Neurodermatitis, Atopic
Neurodermatitis, Disseminated
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/18
Dermatitis, Atopic Preferred
Eczema, Infantile Related
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