irritant contact dermatitis


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ir·ri·tant con·tact der·ma·ti·tis

skin reactions ranging from erythema and scaling to necrotic burns resulting from nonimmunologic damage by chemicals in contact with the skin immediately or repeatedly.

irritant contact dermatitis

Occupational dermatology A form of CD that usually affects the hands and arms, caused by acids, alkalis; the intensity of skin response reflects intrinsic nature of the chemical, its concentration, and duration of contact Clinical Erythema, chapping, blistering, ulceration Host factors Skin occlusion, sweating, current or prior skin disease Environmental factors Temperature, humidity, friction, pressure, lacerations. See Contact dermatitis.

ir·ri·tant con·tact der·ma·ti·tis

(ir'i-tănt kon'takt dĕr'mă-tī'tis)
Skin reactions ranging from erythema and scaling to necrotic burns resulting from nonimmunologic damage by chemicals in contact with the skin immediately or repeatedly.
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Sauder, "Characterization of epidermal cytokine profiles in sensitization and elicitation phases of allergic contact dermatitis as well as irritant contact dermatitis in mouse skin," Lymphokine and Cytokine Research, vol.
Irritant contact dermatitis, which is associated with frequent handwashing, is an occupational risks for healthcare professionals, with a prevalence of 10% to 45% (56-58).
Irritant contact dermatitis is nonallergic dermatitis which is restricted to the area of contact.
Adults with atopic dermatitis also have a predisposition toward irritant contact dermatitis, especially if they are in occupations involving frequent hand wetting or hand washing or exposure to chemicals.
* Irritant contact dermatitis is the least threatening type of latex reaction and is classified as a nonallergic skin reaction.
Diagnosing irritant contact dermatitis. In: Jackson EM, Goldner R, eds.
Irritant contact dermatitis is a response from the innate immune system and is more frequent than the more severe allergic contact dermatitis, a type IV-mediated hypersensitivity reaction.
If associated irritant contact dermatitis is present, then we can use mild topical corticosteroid for couple of days, just to weeks to reduce the inflammation.
Diseases recorded during the January to February, 2018 period include upper respiratory tract infection, hypertension, allergic rhinitis, influenza, boils (pigsa), irritant contact dermatitis, scabies, acute gastroenteritis, asthma or bronchial asthma, and heat rash.
Irritant contact dermatitis can occur from exposure to diarrhea, bedwetting, and other irritants.
These 224 “misdiagnosed” patients had the following skin diseases: unclassified eczema ( n = 132), irritant contact dermatitis ( n = 11), allergic contact dermatitis ( n = 42), photosensitivity dermatitis ( n = 4), autosensitization dermatitis ( n = 13), seborrheic dermatitis ( n = 24), lichen simplex chronicus ( n = 20), prurigo ( n = 2), corticosteroid-dependent dermatitis ( n = 2), unclassified eczema and irritant contact dermatitis ( n = 22), and unclassified eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, and seborrheic dermatitis ( n = 2).
Pharmaceutical company Oculus Innovative Sciences (NASDAQ:OCLS) reported on Monday the launch of Ceramax Skin Barrier Cream to relieve and manage the burning and itching associated with atopic dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis and radiation dermatitis under a collaborative with the Lipogrid Company of Sweden.