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Definition of «Contact dermatitis, allergic»

Contact dermatitis, allergic: Also called allergic contact eczema, this is a red, itchy, weepy reaction where the skin has come into contact with a substance that the immune system recognizes as foreign, such as poison ivy or certain preservatives in creams and lotions.

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  • Allergic contact dermatitis, contact allergy. DermNet NZ

    Allergic contact dermatitis, contact allergy. Authoritative facts about the skin from the New Zealand Dermatological Society.

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    Contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin caused by direct contact with an irritating or allergy-causing substance (irritant or allergen).

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