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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Belsito DV: The diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and prevention of allergic contact dermatitis in the new millennium.
Targeting keratinocyte apoptosis in the treatment of atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.
Avoidance of the offending allergens is the most preferable strategy for managing allergic contact dermatitis.
Temporary holiday "tattoos" may cause lifelong allergic contact dermatitis when henna is mixed with PPD.
Finally, allergic contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin caused by a delayed hypersensitivity to contact with irritants such as fibers, dyes, detergents, and medications.
Allergic contact dermatitis -- develops when the body's immune system reacts against a substance through skin contact.
In general, however, alcohol handrubs cause less skin irritation and allergic contact dermatitis, according to the CDC.
3) Type IV latex allergies represent a delayed hypersensitivity to one or more of the 300-plus chemicals used to manufacture latex and cause allergic contact dermatitis within 48 to 96 hours of exposure.
In a patch-test study of 108 adults with widespread eczema, 29 were found to have allergic contact dermatitis, of which more than half were due to widespread contact with hair dye during bathing.
This exposure can cause irritant and allergic contact dermatitis reactions.
10] The type IV reaction is comparable to the allergic contact dermatitis caused by poison ivy.
All are dermatologist-tested to help minimize risk of irritation and allergic contact dermatitis.