contact dermatitis


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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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Evaluation and pattern of nickel dermatitis in patients with allergic contact dermatitis.
Patients suspected to have contact dermatitis were subjected to patch testing.
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.
Noncutaneous complications from contact dermatitis associated with the metal include chronic joint pain, and a loosening and dysfunction of the device.
They obtained the ingredients list for all the products and compared them with the American Contact Dermatitis Society Core Allergen Series.
We report the case of severe contact dermatitis in an 87-year-old female that was misdiagnosed and treated for cellulitis of the lower leg.
Basic Mechanisms and pathophysiology of allegic contact dermatitis.
To evaluate all clinically suspected Allergic Contact Dermatitis cases of the Hands and Feet by patch tests using the Indian standard series and to identify the causative allergen.
66,67,68Keloid formation waspresided by severe allergic contact dermatitis, and a positive patch test to PPDwas documented in all cases.
Contact dermatitis is a type IV allergy and usually appears within 2 to 3 days after contact with an external allergen.
There are several different types of eczema - for instance infantile eczema - and some forms of the condition are better known as dermatitis, such as contact dermatitis.