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Environmental, genetic and immunological factors involved in atopic dermatitis occurence
Atopic dermatitis is the first clinical manifestation of the "atopic march", preceding the appearance of respiratory allergic diseases such as allergic rhinitis and asthma. Study of factors involved in the occurrence of atopic dermatitis is the first step in primary prevention of cutaneous and respiratory allergic diseases. This article is a review of environmental, genetic and immunological factors involved in atopic dermatitis occurrence.