Or, if your eczema patients tell you that they have a cream that's making things worse, you should think about a contact allergen
," Catalina Matiz, MD, said at the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology.
This mixture of PPD is a known contact allergen
and can evoke Type IV delayed hypersensitivity reaction based on its concentration and duration of exposure.
She recommended accessing the Contact Allergen
Management Program (CAMP) database, found on the American Contact Dermatitis Society website.
Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory response of the skin as a result of exposure to an exogenous agent and the agent, which produces this type of dermatitis, is called the contact allergen
Benzophenones, chemical ultraviolet light absorbers used in products ranging from sunscreens and hair sprays to plastic lens filters for color photography, have been named the American Contact Dermatitis Society's 2014 Contact Allergen
of the Year.
57%) had positive skin tests, with identification of contact allergen
involved in the development and exacerbation of skin lesions: 28 patients in subgroup 1 (chronic venous disease) (70%) and 20 patients in subgroup 2 (atopic dermatitis) (66.
On some occasions a thorough history, physical examination, and skin testing or patch testing results in the identification of a drug, food, aeroallergen, contact allergen
, or environmental exposure that accounts for the cutaneous symptoms.
The American Contact Dermatitis Society has a database known as the Contact Allergen
Replacement Database (CARD) that contains updated information on more than 2000 topical skin care products and their ingredients.
Gene expression changes in peripheral blood-derived dendritic cells following exposure to a contact allergen
Time magazine has its person of the year and the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) has its contact allergen
of the year.
The most common contact allergen
was nickel sulfate, which was seen in nine patients (14.
SAN FRANCISCO--Formaldehyde has been named the American Contact Dermatitis Society Contact Allergen
of the Year for 2015, Dr.