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Related to contact dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis
An acute or chronic skin inflammation resulting from contact with an irritating substance or allergen.
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Inflammation of the skin due to irritants or allergic reaction. Irritants can be chemicals, metals, certain plants, or drugs. Symptoms can vary in severity from itching to cracks and bleeding.
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|Noun||1.||contact dermatitis - a delayed type of allergic reaction of the skin resulting from skin contact with a specific allergen (such as poison ivy)|
bubble gum dermatitis - an allergic contact dermatitis developed around the lips of children who chew bubble gum
Rhus dermatitis - contact dermatitis resulting from contact with plants of the genus Toxicodendron
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