The lesions improved following replacement of calcipotriol therapy with topical corticosteroids and/ or oral medication," wrote An Goossens, MD, of the contact allergy
unit in the department of dermatology at the university.
Testing for contact allergy
can be tremendously useful but must be done carefully in children because the testing itself can expose children to allergens.
As in all forms of contact allergy
, the best treatment is avoidance of the product and allergen if identified (84).
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.
Nickel allergy is the most common contact allergy
in industrialized countries; patch test verified data of general populations in several studies have shown that this allergy affects 10%30% of females and 13% of males.
1) Family history of contact allergy
Yes (n = 11) 4 (36.
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The lower leg is particularly prone to contact allergy
de Groot AC, van der Walle HB, Weyland JW: Contact allergy
to cocamidopropyl betaine.
Wheat allergy is a rare allergy which typically presents itself as a food allergy, but can also be a contact allergy
resulting from occupational exposure to the gluten properties of wheat.
demodicosis, atopy, food allergy and contact allergy
(Scott et al.
The main symptom of a contact allergy
is an itchy, persistent rash.
As with any other allergen, the ideal patch test concentration should be able to detect as many cases of contact allergy
as possible without causing irritant reactions or active sensitization," the authors said, noting that preliminary results from Denmark suggest that 2,000 ppm (0.
A key deliverable of this joint initiative is the development of a predictive in silico or computer simulated skin model that will help eliminate the need to use animals in contact allergy
to three or more allergens, also referred to as multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), possibly due to an increased susceptibility factor.