Atopic Dermatitis, food allergy and dietary interventions. A tale of controversy * * Work performed at the "Attikon" University Hospital - Xaidari, Greece.

Dermatite atópica, alergia alimentar e intervenções dietéticas. Um conto de controvérsias

George V. Guibas Michael Makris Catherine Chliva Stamatios Gregoriou Dimitris Rigopoulos About the authors

Atopic Dermatitis has long been a controversial entity in regard its relationship to food allergy. Indeed, inter-discipline disparity in the way dermatologists and allergologists perceive the food allergy/atopic dermatitis interplay, hampers the design of concise therapeutic strategies and conveys conflicting messages to the patients. Within this conceptual frame, food exclusion regimes are rendered a contentious option. On the basis of this acknowledgment, we opted to put the emphasis on the discrepant perceptions surrounding such therapeutic regimes and to share our view pertaining to their appropriate implementation.

Dermatitis; atopic; Diet; Food hypersensitivity


Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia Av. Rio Branco, 39 18. and., 20090-003 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Tel./Fax: +55 21 2253-6747 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil
E-mail: revista@sbd.org.br