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contact dermatitis

n.
An acute or chronic skin inflammation resulting from contact with an irritating substance or allergen.

contact dermatitis

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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Noun1.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
dermatitis - inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters
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The clinical manifestations of contact hypersensitivity in the mouth vary from subjective difficulties like burning, pain and dryness of the mucosa (burning mouth syndrome) to objective changes within the form of nonspecific stomatitis and cheilitis with reddish, edematous mucosae, erosions and ulcers (1, 79, 80).
Since ACD is a prototype of the cutaneous immune response, and the murine model of ACD, which is called contact hypersensitivity (CHS), (5) is easily induced, a number of studies have been performed to determine its mechanisms, especially in the sensitization phase.
2) Oral lichenoid reactions may also result from systemic drug exposure, termed as oral lichenoid drug reaction (OLDR), or local allergic contact hypersensitivity, termed as oral lichenoid contact reaction (OLCR).
reg] cells to prevent both the induction and elicitation of contact hypersensitivity in mice.
The first case of contact hypersensitivity to parthenium in India was recorded from Pune in 196814Paraphenyldiamine is found in hair dyes, fur dyes, leather processing, rubber vulcanizing, printing, photography work, and X ray fluids.
Additionally, topical application of 1-3 ppm avenanthramides mitigated inflammation in murine models of contact hypersensitivity and neurogenic inflammation and reduced pruritogen-induced scratching in a murine itch model.
Researchers induced contact hypersensitivity reaction with oxazolone, a chemical allergen used for immunological experiments and found that bortezomib significantly inhibited the contact hypersensitivity responses.
Five earlier safety studies involving a total of 667 patients showed no phototoxicity, contact hypersensitivity, irritation, photoallergic response, or sensitization.
For example, astilbin alleviated contact hypersensitivity by inhibiting Th1 cytokine production and stimulating endogenous interleukin-10, and it upregulated the downstream proteins of interleukin-10, suppressor of cytokine signaling 1 (SOCS1), and SOCS3.
The results showed evidence of contact hypersensitivity to polyurethane 75D and peroxide-cured silicone rubber, which were present in the patient's ICD.
1% undecyl dimethyl oxazoline, are able to delay the development of cutaneous contact hypersensitivity (CHS), according to Nathalie Piccardi, Laboratories Expanscience.