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Contact Dermatitis

This book centralizes on the subject of contact dermatitis. It aims to provide the dermatologist with a sound base of clinical wisdom and key scientific findings to make an accurate diagnosis and management plan. SPECIAL FEATURES: - Describes numerous possible allergens that cause contact dermatitis. - Provides details of research in the basic sciences to help our readers understand more about contact dermatitis. - Provides a comprehensive description of recently developed methods that have evolved for the diagnosis of contact dermatitis. - Provides a concise, clinically focused, user-friendly format, which can rapidly improve your knowledge of the disease. The past decade has seen significant changes in contact dermatitis. Our understanding of the pathophysiology, our diagnostic approaches, and management of the disease has evolved. In this volume, some of the world's most highly regarded experts discuss areas that have seen significant improvement, as well as areas for future development.

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Contact DermatitisEdited by Young Suck Ro

Published: December 16th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1167

ISBN: 978-953-307-577-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6612-2

Copyright year: 2011

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30844 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

17 Dimensions Citations


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1. Epidemiology of Contact Dermatitis

By Jesús Jurado-Palomo, Álvaro Moreno-Ancillo, Irina Diana Bobolea, Carmen Panizo Bravo and Iván Cervigón González


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2. Animal Models of Contact Dermatitis

By Federico Simonetta and Christine Bourgeois


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3. Keratinocytes, Innate Immunity and Allergic Contact Dermatitis - Opportunities for the Development of In Vitro Assays to Predict the Sensitizing Potential of Chemicals

By Jochem W. van der Veen, Rob J. Vandebriel, Henk van Loveren and Janine Ezendam


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4. Topical Delivery of Haptens: Methods of Modulation of the Cutaneous Permeability to Increase the Diagnosis of Allergic Contact Dermatitis

By M. Nino, G. Calabrò and P. Santoianni


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5. Progress on the Development of Human In Vitro Assays for Assessment of the Sensitizing Potential of a Compound: Breaking Down the In Vivo Events

By Susan Gibbs and Krista Ouwehand


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6. Dental Metal Allergy

By Maki Hosoki and Keisuke Nishigawa


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7. Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children

By Alena Machovcova


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8. Contact Dermatitis in Children

By Laurel M. Morton and Katherine Szyfelbein Masterpol


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