Exposure to cow's milk as a prognostic factor for atopic dermatitis during the first three months of life

Putu Ayu Widyanti, Endy P. Prawirohartono, Ketut Dewi Kumara Wati
2014 Paediatrica Indonesiana  
The incidence of atopic dermatitis has increased in the early life of children. Cow's milk, the first foreign protein to which infants are exposed, is predicted to be a prognostic factor of atopic dermatitis. Objective To determine if exposure to cow's milk is a prognostic factor for atopic dermatitis during the first three months of life. Methods from families with and without histories of atopy in Sanglah the impact of several possible prognostic variables on atopic birth weight, sex,
more » ... eight, sex, gestational age, exposure to cigarette smoke, early solid feeding, and history of atopy in the mother, the father, or both, as well as maternal consumption of chicken eggs when nursing. Data were analyzed with Cox's proportional hazard function. The cumulative incidence and incidence rate in each group were calculated. Results multivariate analysis showed that cow's milk exposure was not Conclusion Cow's milk exposure is not a prognostic factor of atopic dermatitis during the first three months of life.[Paediatr Indones. 2014;54:28-34.].
doi:10.14238/pi54.1.2014.05 fatcat:ytm2mihiffhindg6pcjbuvnphe