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Author McFadden, John

Title Common Contact Allergens : a Practical Guide to Detecting Contact Dermatitis
Published Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2020


Description 1 online resource (837 pages)
Contents Intro; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Associate Chapter Editors; Preface; About the Companion Website; SECTION 1: Methodology; CHAPTER 1: Immunology of Allergic Contact Dermatitis; References; CHAPTER 2: Patch Test Technique; Indications; Patch test techniques; Special considerations; Interpretation; Adverse effects of patch testing; Other in vivo tests; References; CHAPTER 3: The Detective's Guide to Contact Dermatitis; Introduction; Pre-patch test history and examination; Microhistory and microexamination; Knowledge of contact dermatitis literature; Contact allergy profiling
Clinical experienceSummary; References; CHAPTER 4: History, Microhistory, and Sources of Contact Allergen Exposure; Introduction; The immunological dose of allergen exposure; The pre-patch test history; The post-patch test history: microhistory; Potential pitfalls; Summary; References; CHAPTER 5: Microexamination; Introduction; Microexamination; References; CHAPTER 6: Setting up a Patch Test Practice; Introduction; Clinics; Clinic space; Written information; Allergens; Suppliers; Systems; Storage; Training/staffing; Clinical governance; Data surveillance; References
CHAPTER 7: The Role of Providers of Patch Test ProductsIntroduction; Patch testing and the diagnosis of contact allergy; The importance of the baseline series and relevant standardized testing; Research and development: creating new haptens; Production; Haptens; Patch test units; Further developments; Legislation, reimbursement, and other challenges; Providing patients with hapten information; Educational support; References; SECTION 2: Non-allergic Dermatoses; CHAPTER 8: Elimination or Inclusion of Non-AllergicSkin Diseases; Inflammatory non-dermatitic dermatoses; Non-allergic dermatitis
Miscellaneous other differential diagnosesReferences; CHAPTER 9: Irritant Contact Dermatitis; Introduction; Different types of irritant contact dermatitis; Occupational irritant contact dermatitis; Other clinical points; General principles of management; References; SECTION 3: Common Contact Allergens; Metals; CHAPTER 10: Nickel; Introduction; The dimethylglyoxime nickel spot test; Patch testing; Frequency of sensitization; Age; Sex; Clinical disease; Medical- and dental-related nickel allergy; Occupational disease; Musicians; Sports-related dermatitis; Furniture
Relationship to dyshidrotic eczema and systemic contact dermatitisNon-eczematous contact dermatitis; Secondary spread; TOACS study and findings regarding nickel allergy; References; CHAPTER 11: Cobalt; Introduction; Patch testing; Age; Sex; Frequency of sensitization; Clinical; Occupational dermatitis; Exposure and release; Cobalt spot test; References; CHAPTER 12: Chromate; Age; Sex; Atopic dermatitis; Frequency of sensitization; Patch testing; Clinical disease; References; CHAPTER 13: Gold; Introduction; Sex; Children; Frequency of sensitization; Exposure; Clinical presentation
Notes Clinical relevance
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Form Electronic book
Author Puangpet, Pailin
Pongpairoj, Korbkarn
Thaiwat, Supitchaya
Lee, Shan Xian
ISBN 9781119452812