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ALVAREZ GONZALEZ, Katerinne et al. Atopic dermatitis in a child. MEDISAN [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.1, pp.120-126. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 2-year-old child born of a dystocia cesarian section at 40 weeks due to a cephalopelvic disproportion is described, who was exclusively breastfed until 6 months of age and taken to the clinic because of persistent itching, which was exacerbated at night, and erythematous papulous lesions in elbow and knee folds, as well as in the left axilla. According to the results of complementary tests there were high levels of immunoglobulin E, so that he received antihistamines, short-course steroids (topical and oral routes), transfer factor and topical immunomodulators; hygienic, environmental and dietetic guidances were also given. After 2 months of treatment the clinical pattern improved significantly and he was monitored in the health area

Keywords : child; atopic dermatitis; erythematous papulous lesion.

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