Contact dermatitis (allergic or irritant)

Contact dermatitis (allergic or irritant) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

Allergic contact dermatitis

  • Antimicrobials (e.g., neomycin)
  • Antihistamines
  • Anesthetics (e.g., benzocaine)
  • Hair dyes
  • Preservatives (e.g., parabens)
  • Latex
  • Adhesive tape
Irritant contact dermatitis
  • Soaps
  • Detergents
  • Organic solvents

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Last updated: December 1, 2014