Researchers have long known that the common chronic skin disorder atopic dermatitis is associated with other atopic conditions. A growing body of evidence supports a connection with non-atopic conditions, including autoimmune diseases, such as celiac disease, but data are limited with respect to autoimmune conditions. To remedy the situation, a research team recently examined the connection between atopic dermatitis and autoimmune diseases.

For their case–controlled study, the team looked at the Swedish national healthcare registers, and looked at data from the entire Swedish population, aged 15 years or younger, from 1968 to 2016. 

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