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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Allergic contact dermatitis in patients with atopic dermatitis: a clinical study.
Angioedema-like allergic contact dermatitis related to black henna.
The diagnosis of an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis can be based on a history of incontinence, application of high-risk substances, or inappropriate washing.
Iorizzo M, Parente G, Vincenzi C, Pazzaglia M, Tosti A: Allergic contact dermatitis in hairdressers: frequency and source of sensitisation.
Type IV allergic Contact Dermatitis is a cell mediated reaction to the chemicals used in the manufacturing process of latex.
The first test method evaluated and recommended by ICCVAM was a mechanism-based assay for allergic contact dermatitis testing that uses fewer animals and eliminates pain and distress compared to the traditional assay.
New insights into the role of T cells in atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.
Erythema multiforme-like generalized allergic contact dermatitis caused by Alpinia galanga.
Background: Patch testing has been used as a screening tool to identify those allergens responsible for the development of allergic contact dermatitis.
Nickel is the most common cause of allergic contact dermatitis of the skin.
4% for allergic contact dermatitis and irritant dermatitis, respectively, in relation to patient carers' occupations [3].