S Afr Med J 2017 Sep 22;107(10):904-909. Epub 2017 Sep 22.
Division of Allergology, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is an early and important step in the propagation of the allergic march, enhancing food and respiratory allergies via epicutaneous sensitisation to allergens.Objectives
: To determine the prevalence and patterns of aeroallergen sensitisation, asthma and allergic rhinitis in South African (SA) children with AD.Methods
: This was a prospective, observational study in a paediatric university hospital in Cape Town, SA. Read More