NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team has tracked down 10 new loci with apparent ties to the inflammatory skin condition atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema — work it reported in Nature Genetics today.

Through a multi-ancestry genome-wide association study meta-analysis involving almost 21,400 eczema cases and more than 95,400 controls from 26 past studies, the researchers uncovered more than two dozen new and known eczema-associated sites in the genome.

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