Allergic Contact Dermatitis
of Styrenic Thermoplastic Elastomers and Latex Sheets in Humans.
, which can be either irritant contact dermatitis
or ACD, is one of the most common occupational health illnesses in the US.
Because allergic contact dermatitis
is delayed, identification of the allergen is more difficult than in type I allergy.
Total serum IgE levels were found to be elevated in every patient in this study, except in patients with contact dermatitis
where IgE was not estimated (Table 3).
The application site was also revalued to 72 h, in accordance with the guidelines of the International Contact Dermatitis
Patch testing is a definitive tool for diagnosing the cases of allergic contact dermatitis
including nickel dermatitis.6 Allergens are supplied in syringes with petrolatum as a vehicle and are put into IQ chambers (about 1-25 micro liter of the substance).
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Fowler offered the following tips related to contact dermatitis
Common causes of allergic contact dermatitis
include toxicodendron plants (poison ivy, oak, and sumac; cashew nut tree; and mango), metals (nickel and gold), topical antibiotics (neomycin and bacitracin), fragrance and Balsam of Peru, deodorant, preservatives (formaldehyde), and rubber (elastic and gloves).
Only two cases of allergic contact dermatitis
induced by TCD have been reported in the literature (2, 3).
Noncutaneous complications from contact dermatitis
associated with the metal include chronic joint pain, and a loosening and dysfunction of the device.
From February 2015 to December 2015 all patients received the North American Contact Dermatitis
Research Group (NACDG) standard series consisting of 70 allergens.