This newly reorganized and expanded Second Edition of the revolutionary reference guide, Atopic Dermatitis, is the only available text devoted to discussing all aspects of this common disease. Appealing to dermatologists, allergists, family practitioners, and pediatricians in daily practice, as well as physician scientists, medical students, and experimental investigators, this stand-alone guide addresses recent breakthrough discoveries in genetics and new milestones in immunological research in dermatology.
New highlights in the Second Edition:
- 12 brand new chapters that encompass the latest research
- the latest advances, including regulatory and Th17 cells in atopic dermatitis, cytokines and chemokines, virus infections, autoantigens, specific immunotherapy, the immune system and atopic dermatitis, and neuromediators and the pathophysiology of pruritus
- coverage of the most recent areas of advancement: pathophysiology, mechanisms and cellular aspects, epidemiologic, genetic, and immunologic aspects of atopic dermatitis