Atopic dermatitis, strict definition

atopic eczema: A chronic inflammatory genetically determined disease of the skin marked by increased ability to form reagin (IgE), with increased susceptibility to allergic rhinitis and asthma, and hereditary disposition to a lowered threshold for pruritus. It is manifested by lichenification, excoriation, and crusting, mainly on the flexural surfaces of the elbow and knee. In infants it is known as infantile eczema.

Endpoint definition

Long name Atopic dermatitis, strict definition
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: L200, ICD-9: 6918B, ICD-8: 69100
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: L200, ICD-9: 6918B, ICD-8: 69100
First defined in version DF3
Latin name Eczema atopicum

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 5321 3627 1694
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 2.45 2.95 1.80
Mean age at first event (years) 26.49 26.93 25.56
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.39 0.25 0.71

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1.0 2.0 1.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 37.98 38.88 36.07

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Atopic dermatitis, strict definition
after Atopic dermatitis, strict definition

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Atopic dermatitis, strict definition