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Atopic dermatitis at 1 year links with persistent food allergies

Key clinical point: Early, recurrent atopic dermatitis is linked with persistent food allergies throughout childhood.

Major finding: Children with early, recurrent atopic dermatitis had a food allergy prevalence of 12%-27% annually through the age of 18 years.

Study details: COAST, a longitudinal, prospective study of 287 high-risk Wisconsin children enrolled before birth.

Disclosures: COAST received no commercial funding. Dr. Singh reported no relevant financial disclosures.


Singh AM et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Feb;143[2]:AB125.