Current insights into atopic march

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Abstract

The incidence of allergic diseases is increasing, and research on their epidemiology, patho-physiology, and the prevention of onset is urgently needed. The onset of allergic disease begins in infancy with atopic dermatitis and food allergy and develops into allergic asthma and allergic rhinitis in childhood; the process is defined as “atopic march”. Atopic march is caused by multiple immunological pathways, including allergen exposure, environmental pollutants, skin barrier dys-function, type 2 inflammation, and oxidative stress, which promote the progression of atopic march. Using recent evidence, herein, we explain the involvement of allergic inflammatory conditions and oxidative stress in the process of atopic march, its epidemiology, and methods for prevention of onset.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1067
JournalChildren
Volume8
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alarmin
  • Allergic asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Atopic march
  • Early intervention
  • Emollient
  • Epidemiology
  • Food allergy
  • Group 2 innate lymphoid cells
  • Oxidative stress
  • Phenotype
  • Skin barrier dysfunction
  • Specific biomarker
  • Type 2 inflammation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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