Epidemiology of atopic dermatitis in Japan

Satoshi Takeuchi, Hitokazu Esaki, Masutaka Furue

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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common, chronic or chronically relapsing, severely pruritic and eczematous skin disease. AD is the second most frequently observed skin disease in dermatology clinics in Japan. Prevalence of childhood AD is 12-13% in mainland Japan; however, it is only half that (~6%) in children from Ishigaki Island, Okinawa. Here, we summarize the prevalence, incidence and spontaneous regression of AD and the relation of AD to other allergic diseases from previous reports. We also refer to our recent findings from a population cohort study on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)200-204
ページ数5
ジャーナルJournal of Dermatology
41
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 3 2014

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Atopic Dermatitis
Japan
Epidemiology
Islands
Eczematous Skin Diseases
Dermatology
Skin Diseases
Cohort Studies
Incidence
Population

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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Epidemiology of atopic dermatitis in Japan. / Takeuchi, Satoshi; Esaki, Hitokazu; Furue, Masutaka.

:: Journal of Dermatology, 巻 41, 番号 3, 03.2014, p. 200-204.

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿評論記事

Takeuchi, Satoshi ; Esaki, Hitokazu ; Furue, Masutaka. / Epidemiology of atopic dermatitis in Japan. :: Journal of Dermatology. 2014 ; 巻 41, 番号 3. pp. 200-204.
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