Atopic dermatitis - top articles for October 2012

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles about atopic dermatitis for August-October 2012:

Eczema Action Plan by Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Skin-derived TSLP may trigger progression from atopic dermatitis to asthma, thus explainig the infamous "atopic march"

Not atopic dermatitis: Nevus Sebaceous - NEJM

The future of research in pediatric allergy: What should the focus be? (full text)

The united allergic airway: Connections between allergic rhinitis, asthma, and chronic sinusitis (free full text)

Atopic dermatitis: a candidate for disease-modifying strategy (free full text)

NBUVB, mycophenolate, and methotrexate remain reasonable first-line systemic treatment options for atopic dermatitis

Management of difficult and severe eczema in childhood | BMJ 2012 review

Stress is associated with atopic disorders in a dose-dependent manner

Does eczema in infancy cause hay fever, asthma, or both in childhood? Apparently, yes

The Many Manifestations of Eczema - Medscape slideshow

A new cause of facial eczema: the ferret

Allergy increases risk of ADHD, especially allergic rhinitis. Co-morbidity with AD, asthma further increases risk

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The articles were selected from my Twitter stream @Allergy and Google Reader RSS subscriptions. Some of the top allergy accounts on Twitter contributed links. I appreciate the curation provided by @JuanCIvancevich @AllergyNet @IgECPD4 @DrAnneEllis @AACMaven @AllergieVoeding @allergistmommy @mrathkopf @wheezemd.

Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to and you will receive acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.

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