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Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis

Last Reviewed : 12/25/2020
Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is a type of inflammation of the skin.

It results from either exposure to an allergens (allergic contact dermatitis) or irritants (irritant contact dermatitis). Phototoxicdermatitis occurs when the allergen or irritant is activated by sunlight. Diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis can often be supported by patch testing.

 

We researched this topic for you and found the following best online resources. They are categorized into basic, advanced, and research level based on the extent of information you need. You will be taken to the respective websites by pressing on the links below.

 

Basic information:

http://www.healthline.com/health/contact-dermatitis health line what is contact dermatitis?

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/eczema-(contact-dermatitis)/pages/introduction.aspx nhs uk contact dermatitis

http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/contact-dermatitis#1 web md contact dermatitis: facts about skin rashes

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/contact-dermatitis/basics/definition/con-20032048 mayoclinic contact dermatitis

https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/eczema/contact-dermatitis american academy of dermatology contact dermatitis

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000869.htm medline plus contact dermatitis

http://acaai.org/allergies/types/skin-allergies/contact-dermatitis american college of allergy asthma and immunology contact dermatitis

https://nationaleczema.org/eczema/types-of-eczema/contact-dermatitis/ national eczema association contact dermatitis

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_contact_dermatitis cleveland clinic contact dermatitis

https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/dermatologic-disorders/dermatitis/contact-dermatitis merck manuals(professional version) contact dermatitis

http://www.aafa.org/page/contact-dermatitis.aspx asthma and allergy foundation of america contact dermatitis

http://www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/contact-dermatitis/overview.html new york times contact dermatitis

http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/contact-dermatitis health direct contact dermatitis

http://www.aocd.org/?page=allergiccontactderma american osteopathic college of dermatology contact dermatitis

https://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions-dictionary/contact-dermatitis american academy of asthma allergy and immunology contact dermatitis

https://www.verywell.com/common-causes-of-contact-dermatitis-83205 very well common causes of contact dermatitis

 

Advanced information:

http://patient.info/in/health/contact-dermatitis patient contact dermatitis

http://www.medicinenet.com/contact_dermatitis/article.htm medicine net contact dermatitis

http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/irritant-contact-dermatitis/ derm net nz irritant contact dermatitis

http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/allergic-contact-dermatitis/ derm net nz allergic contact dermatitis

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1049216-overview medscape allergic contact dermatitis

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/contact_dermatitis/article_em.htm emedicine health contact dermatitis

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0801/p249.html diagnosis and management of contact dermatitis by richard p. Usatine, md, and marcela riojas, md, university of texas health science center, san antonio, texas am fam physician. 2010 aug 1;82(3):249-255.

http://www.uptodate.com/contents/contact-dermatitis-including-latex-dermatitis-beyond-the-basics uptodate patient information: contact dermatitis (including latex dermatitis) (beyond the basics)

http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/dermatology/contact-dermatitis-and-related-conditions/ cleveland clinic contact dermatitis and related conditions

 

Research:

http://bmcdermatol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-5945-4-3 contact dermatitis and other skin conditions in instrumental musicians by thilo gambichler et al., bmc dermatology20044:3 doi: 10.1186/1471-5945-4-3

Pasricha j s, nanda a, bajaj n. Contact dermatitis due to minoxidil. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 1991 [cited 2016 aug 24];57:235-6. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?1991/57/5/235/3691

Handa s, kaur i, gupta t, jindal r. Hand eczema: correlation of morphologic patterns, atopy, contact sensitization and disease severity. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2016 aug 24];78:153-8. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2012/78/2/153/93631

Minocha y c, dogra a, sood v k. Contact sensitivity in palmar hyperkeratotic dermatitis. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 1993 [cited 2016 aug 24];59:60-3. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?1993/59/2/60/3885

Singh s, khandpur s, sharma vk. Allergic contact dermatitis to parthenium hysterophorus mimicking actinic prurigo. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2016 aug 24];81:82-4. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2015/81/1/82/148594

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/drp/2014/415638/ s. Kaur, k. Zilmer, v. Leping, and m. Zilmer, “allergic contact dermatitis is associated with significant oxidative stress,” dermatology research and practice, vol. 2014, article id 415638, 7 pages, 2014. Doi:10.1155/2014/415638

Singal a, rohatgi j, pandhi d. Allergic contact dermatitis to phenylephrine. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2016 aug 24];74:298. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2008/74/3/298/41404

http://europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrender.fcgi?accid=pmc3949681&blobtype=pdf saulyte j, regueira c, montes-marti´nez a, khudyakov p, takkouche b (2014) active or passive exposure to tobacco smoking and allergic rhinitis,allergic dermatitis, and food allergy in adults and children: a systematic review and ?meta-analysis. Plos med 11(3): e1001611. Doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001611

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crior/2015/496790/ s. Hawkey and s. Ghaffar, “neoprene orthopaedic supports: an underrecognised cause of allergic contact dermatitis,” case reports in orthopedics, vol. 2015, article id 496790, 3 pages, 2015. Doi:10.1155/2015/496790

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/cridm/2014/625724/ rosanna qualizza, eleni makrì, laura losappio, and cristoforo incorvaia, “a case of apparent contact dermatitis caused by toxocara infection,” case reports in dermatological medicine, vol. 2014, article id 625724, 3 pages, 2014. Doi:10.1155/2014/625724

Narendra g, srinivas c r. Patch testing with indian standard series. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2002 [cited 2016 aug 24];68:281-2. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2002/68/5/281/12493

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/drp/2014/415638/ s. Kaur, k. Zilmer, v. Leping, and m. Zilmer, “allergic contact dermatitis is associated with significant oxidative stress,” dermatology research and practice, vol. 2014, article id 415638, 7 pages, 2014. Doi:10.1155/2014/415638

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ja/2011/169432/ naoki oiso and akira kawada, “review of allergic and photoallergic contact dermatitis from an ingredient in a medicament vehicle consisting of a compress, poultice, plaster, and tape,” journal of allergy, vol. 2011, article id 169432, 3 pages, 2011. Doi:10.1155/2011/169432

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ja/2011/170693/ d. Linn holness, “workers with occupational contact dermatitis: work outcomes and return to work process in the first six months following diagnosis,” journal of allergy, vol. 2011, article id 170693, 4 pages, 2011. Doi:10.1155/2011/170693

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ja/2011/467071/ an goossens, “contact-allergic reactions to cosmetics,” journal of allergy, vol. 2011, article id 467071, 6 pages, 2011. Doi:10.1155/2011/467071

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jir/2014/175265/ dan a. Erkes and senthamil r. Selvan, “hapten-induced contact hypersensitivity, autoimmune reactions, and tumor regression: plausibility of mediating antitumor immunity,” journal of immunology research, vol. 2014, article id 175265, 28 pages, 2014. Doi:10.1155/2014/175265

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mi/2013/916497/ haur yueh lee, marco stieger, nikhil yawalkar, and masato kakeda, “cytokines and chemokines in irritant contact dermatitis,” mediators of inflammation, vol. 2013, article id 916497, 7 pages, 2013. Doi:10.1155/2013/916497

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/drp/2012/749561/ yoko yoshihisa and tadamichi shimizu, “metal allergy and systemic contact dermatitis: an overview,”dermatology research and practice, vol. 2012, article id 749561, 5 pages, 2012. Doi:10.1155/2012/749561

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ja/2011/964509/ melisa yi zhi lau, john anthony burgess, rosemary nixon, shyamali c. Dharmage, and melanie claire matheson, “a review of the impact of occupational contact dermatitis on quality of life,” journal of allergy, vol. 2011, article id 964509, 12 pages, 2011. Doi:10.1155/2011/964509

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crim/2010/489627/ joana rocha, teresa pereira, artur sousa-basto, and celeste brito, “occupational protein contact dermatitis: two case reports,” case reports in medicine, vol. 2010, article id 489627, 3 pages, 2010. Doi:10.1155/2010/489627

 

Other articles:

http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=2+2111&aid=508 pet education allergic & irritant contact dermatitis

http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/skin/c_multi_contact_dermatitis pet md skin rash due to contact with irritants in dogs

 

Other helpful resources(support groups):

http://www.contactderm.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1 american contact dermatitis society

 

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