contact dermatitis


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Related to contact dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis
  • noun

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a delayed type of allergic reaction of the skin resulting from skin contact with a specific allergen (such as poison ivy)

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Occupational skin disease (OSD) is among the commonest diseases caused by work, with allergic contact dermatitis accounting for 90 - 95% of all OSDs.
Topical nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs: allergic and photoallergic contact dermatitis and phototoxicity.
Some patients have developed a form of irritant contact dermatitis, normally seen in healthcare workers who repeatedly use alcohol hand gels in clinical environments.
In Irritant Contact Dermatitis skin is damaged by frequent washing and wearing of latex gloves and may become reddened, dry and itchy.
Erythema multiforme-like generalized allergic contact dermatitis caused by Alpinia galanga.
4% for allergic contact dermatitis and irritant dermatitis, respectively, in relation to patient carers' occupations [3].
The patient was diagnosed with allergic contact dermatitis of the auricle.
Contact dermatitis to PPD is common among hair stylists, with an incidence of up to 24% in this group (3).
It will concentrate on issues such as contact dermatitis - inflammation of the skin - and the safe handling of hazardous substances used in the industry, particularly in nail bars and salons.
The agent is expected to be used in the treatment of allergic dermatitis such as atopic and contact dermatitis.
The patent covers creams, ointments, sprays, sunscreens and shampoos for treating eczema, dermatitis, contact dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, viral plantar and palm warts.
Despite the widespread use of topical corticosteroids for irritant contact dermatitis, there is little evidence that they work any better than moisturizers, and they may make the dermatitis worse, Howard I.
Contact dermatitis is where items such as soaps, detergents, shampoos, plastic, rubber, nylon and other synthetic agents cause the allergic response.
Jobs in nursing, hairdressing and catering are high on the risk list for contact dermatitis or eczema.