Allergic Contact Dermatitis
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ID 4407645
Author(s) Kostner, Lisa; Anzengruber, Florian; Guillod, Caroline; Recher, Mike; Schmid-Grendelmeier, Peter; Navarini, Alexander A.
Author(s) at UniBasel Recher, Mike
Year 2017
Title Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Journal Immunology and allergy clinics of North America
Volume 37
Number 1
Pages 141-152
Abstract Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is a common skin disease caused by a T cell-mediated immune reaction to usually innocuous allergens. ACD can have grave medical and socioeconomic consequences. ACD and irritant contact dermatitis often occur together. A detailed history and clinical examination are crucial and guide patch testing, which is the gold standard to diagnose ACD. T-cell clones persisting in the skin may explain the tendency of ACD to relapse even after years of allergen avoidance. Traditional treatments for ACD are topical steroids, calcineurin inhibitors, phototherapy, retinoids (including the recent alitretinoin), and immunosuppressants. Targeted therapies are lacking.
Publisher El Sevier
ISSN/ISBN 0889-8561 ; 1557-8607
URL http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27886903
edoc-URL https://edoc.unibas.ch/62401/
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Digital Object Identifier DOI 10.1016/j.iac.2016.08.014
PubMed ID http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27886903
Document type (ISI) Review
 
   

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