Atopic march in pediatrics: genotype-associated mechanisms Part 1. Genotype-associated mechanisms of the atopic march in children

V.O. Dytiatkovsky


The review deals with the data of studies over last 10 years of populations of different countries on association of atopic diseases being the components of the atopic march in children (atopic eczema, allergic rhinitis, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, bronchial asthma) with pathologic mutations of genes (single nucleotid polymorphisms — SNP), which encode the molecules participating in allergic inflammation in the skin and mucosa. PubMed had been used as the search tool. There is a review of studies provided on investigated SNPs — filaggrin, receptors, toll-like receptors; the article describes a perspective bronchial asthma inflammation cascade — interleukin-1 receptor-like-1 and interleukin-33. There has been proposed conducting the studies of SNP on Ukrainian pediatric population for working out the personalized genotype-associated approach for diagnosing and management of atopic diseases in Ukrainian children population.


atopic march; atopic dermatitis; allergic rhinoconjunctivitis; bronchial asthma; single nucleotid polymorphism; review


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