In some cases, patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis
may be useful.
The viscous homemade children's plaything known as "slime" has been associated with allergic, as well as irritant, contact dermatitis
of the hands, thanks to an array of possible compounds with which it can be made, according to a case report in Pediatric Dermatology.
Dermatitis was another common hazard noted among the dentists and staff.41 Latex was considered as one of the major factors which caused contact dermatitis
.42-44 Other factors were increased use of rubber dam.22 The frequency of latex allergic reactions has rapidly increased.22,24,45 Different studies done in Sweden have reported 15% of hand eczema.46 In Thailand a study reported 22% of contact dermatitis47, and around one third of dentists reported hand dermatitis in Newzeland48, Australia49 and UK41.
Biopharmaceutical company Edesa Biotech Inc (Nasdaq:EDSA) revealed on Thursday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's "safe to proceed" letter for its Phase 2b clinical protocol of EB01 for the potential treatment of chronic allergic contact dermatitis
Edesa Biotech has been notified by the FDA that it may proceed with its clinical investigation of EB01, a novel sPLA2 inhibitor, which Edesa is developing as a potential treatment for chronic allergic contact dermatitis
. The FDA "safe to proceed" letter formally approves the company's Phase 2b clinical protocol and authorizes the company to begin its clinical investigation.
from the primulas, a known allergen.
CONTACT DERMATITIS Contact dermatitis
is a skin reaction to irritants or allergens, which might include hairsprays, detergents, stretchy gloves, metals and perfumes.
The manifestations warranting inclusion were asthma, rhinitis, urticaria/angioedema, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis
, allergic conjunctivitis and drug allergies.
For example, the prevalence of allergic contact dermatitis
among operators in the sector ranges 13-30% .
Keywords: Allergic contact dermatitis
, nickel, patch test.
(CD) is an inflammatory skin disease caused by chemicals or metal ions that exert irritant (toxic) effects, or by small reactive chemicals (contact allergens) that modify proteins and induce immune responses (predominantly by T-cell response) (1).
So why was propylene glycol (PG) declared the Allergen of the Year for 2018 by the North American Contact Dermatitis