contact dermatitis

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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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Prevalence of allergic contact dermatitis in Thailand.
Occupational dermatitis in health care workers evaluated for suspected allergic contact dermatitis. Dermatitis 2015;26(4):177-83,
Patch testing is a definitive tool for diagnosing the cases of allergic contact dermatitis including nickel dermatitis.6 Allergens are supplied in syringes with petrolatum as a vehicle and are put into IQ chambers (about 1-25 micro liter of the substance).
Possible immune regulation of natural killer T cells in a murine model of metal ion-induced allergic contact dermatitis. Int J Mol Sci.
Contact allergy and allergic contact dermatitis in adolescents: prevalence measures and associations.
The overall rate of allergic contact dermatitis reactions to nickel was 24% (p=0.008).
In a review of 48 reported cases of patients with allergic contact dermatitis to temporary henna tattoos, all the 43 cases patch tested were positive to PPD.[5]
Although we could not find studies identifying the types of materials that expose patients to greater risks of having an earring embedded, a commonly used metal and known irritant, nickel, has been found to cause allergic contact dermatitis, (4) and a severe form of allergic contact dermatitis can induce a granuloma that engulfs the earring.
Among the various substances known to cause occupational allergic contact dermatitis, additives to rubber comprise a conspicuous and meaningful subgroup.
Because allergic contact dermatitis can occur a day or two after exposure, it can be tricky to pinpoint the irritant.
Figueroa et al., "Occupational airborne allergic contact dermatitis from disperse dyes," Contact Dermatitis, vol.
This text reviews the literature on contact allergy to essential oils and their chemical composition, covering 79 essential oils that have caused contact allergy or allergic contact dermatitis, as well as the chemical composition of 91 essential oils and 2 jasmine absolutes.