• Mirjana Živanović Special Hospital "Sokobanja" Sokobanja, Serbia
  • Marina Atanasković-Marković University Children's Clinic, Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia


food allergy, atopic dermatitis, risk factors, treatement, prevention


The development of atopic diseases in childhood depends on interactions between genetic and enviroumental factors (allergen exposure, infections etc). Allergic diseases manifest in infancy with atopic march, generally begining with development symptoms of atopic dermatitis and food allergy, followed by the  others allergic diseases in school age. The prevalence of allergic diseases has rapidly increased in recent decades. Food allergy and atopic dermatitis have similar time of onset and altered immune response is involved in both. Avoidance measures, diet supplements and early complementary food introduction are preventive strategies today. The menagement of atopic dermatitis and food allergy requires a complex aproach and individually tailored therapy.


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