Infant skin microbiota and atopic dermatitis by Prof. Jean-Pierre Chouraqui

Atopic dermatitis, often characterised by atopic eczema, is one of the most common inflammatory skin diseases worldwide, with approximately 230 million people around the world affected by it.
Atopic dermatitis (AD) usually starts in infancy, and affects up to 20% of children. The symptoms of atopic dermatitis in infants are usually skin dryness and itchiness.
In this expert’s interview, Dr. Chouraqui, explains the causes, the various diagnosis, and the clinical features of atopic dermatitis.

Dr. Jean-Pierre Chouraqui is a member of the French Society of Paediatrics (SFP) and of Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (GFHGNP).
Besides conducting several Clinical studies, he is the author and co-author of more than 140 scientific articles and reviews and gave speeches at more than 250 national and international congresses. His main clinical research focus is on infant nutrition, and particularly, the effect of probiotics on infants’ health, food allergies, and gastrointestinal disorders.