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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The differential diagnosis of nummular dermatitis includes tinea corporis (ringworm), atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, impetigo, and psoriasis.
MCI/MI and MI are among the most commonly suspected culprits in cases of slime-related contact dermatitis. Although most cases are irritant contact dermatitis, some are allergic and can be detected using patch tests.
Occupational contact dermatitis from propolis in a dental technician.
In two previous clinical studies, EB01 has demonstrated significant improvement of multiple symptoms in contact dermatitis patients.
Patients having contact dermatitis underwent "patch tests" with commercially available patch test allergens.
Given the frequency of atypical manifestations, the occurrence of contact dermatitis among healthcare professionals may be underestimated in most areas of the sector.
Allergic contact dermatitis is the type of contact dermatitis induced by sensitivity to specific allergens with a delayed-type hypersensitivity response to exogenous agents.1 Langerhans cells take up the antigens or haptens and present them to T helper lymphocytes, which become sensitized, multiply and circulate in blood vessels as memory cells.1 When these memory cells encounter the antigens again, they sensitize the skin to these antigens.1
Immunohistochemistry of Contact Dermatitis Skin Lesions
Fowler Jr., MD, clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Louisville (Ky.) in a presentation about contact dermatitis at the annual Coastal Dermatology Symposium.
Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) can affect individuals regardless of age, race, or sex, but ACD accounts for 20% of all contact dermatitis reactions.
The patch test reactions were scored according to the guidelines of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group.
Metals may surprise as sources of contact dermatitis !-- -- YOUR DOSE OF MEDICINE - Charles C.
Contact dermatitis is a skin disorder commonly featuring localized pruritus, maculovesicular rashes, and well-demarcated erythema.
Allergic contact dermatitis caused by black henna tattoo was diagnosed based on the clinical findings.