Atopic Dermatitis: a Disease of Immuno-vegetative (Autonomic) Dysregulation

Abstract

Although atopic dermatitis is one of the most common diseases in general dermatology [4, 6, 14, 15, 30, 42, 64], its etiology still remains largely obscure despite a number of attractive hypotheses and pathophysiologic concepts. What we know for sure is listed as follows:
  • Dry skin

  • Hyper-IgE

  • Decreased cellular immunity

  • Abnormal pharmacological reactivity

  • Psychosomatic influence

Keywords

Adenosine Serotonin Histamine Epinephrine Cholin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ring
    • 1
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik und PoliklinikLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchenGermany

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