contact dermatitis

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Related to Dermatitis, contact: atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, Allergic contact dermatitis

contact dermatitis

[′kän‚takt dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
An acute or chronic inflammation of the skin resulting from irritation by or sensitization to some substance coming in contact with the skin.
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