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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 94
Published: 10 September 2008
10.1159/000154934
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8629-0
... Abstract Contact allergy is a very common disease due to an uncontrolled immune response to chemically reactive small molecular compounds penetrating the skin. The reaction is mostly sustained by specific CD8+and CD4+type 1 T lymphocytes, which are recruited at the site of chemical challenge...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000358608
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... Abstract Allergic contact dermatitis is one of the most important dermatologic disorders worldwide - it can cause significant morbidity and decreased quality of life, as well as having major economic implications and loss of vocational productivity. Patch testing is the most important discovery...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 40
Published: 10 February 2011
10.1159/000321063
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9616-9
... the potential to cause irritation for feminine protection products intended for mucous membrane contact, and confirm that the BTK test would not underestimate the irritant potential that may occur when products such as tampons come into contact with mucous membranes. Materials and Methods: Two identical...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 40
Published: 10 February 2011
10.1159/000321065
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9616-9
... than 40 years (n = 989, 72%). Suspected allergen sources were first of all topical medicaments, followed by cosmetics, cleansing agents, clothes, rubber products, systemic medicaments and disinfectants. Allergic contact dermatitis was diagnosed in 409 (29.8%) of the tested patients. Patients...
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... systemic activationmay evoke the generation of pathologic levels of kinins and a consumption of contact factors, which canboth contribute to the progression of the disease and cause life-threatening complications. The presentreview aims to give an update on the role of the contact system in infectious...
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131410
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... Abstract Allergic contact dermatitis is a classic example of a cell mediated hypersensitivity reactionin the skin. This occurs as a result of xenobiotic chemicals penetrating into the skin, chemicallyreacting with self proteins, eventually resulting in a hapten-specific immune response. Itis...
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Published: 31 May 2007
10.1159/000104187
EISBN: 978-3-318-01454-9
... Abstract Hypersensitivity reactions to drugs most commonly manifestin skin. Like chemical- or metal ion-induced allergic contactdermatitis and contact hypersensitivity, most acute adversedrug reactions are mediated by cytotoxic T cells andcontrolled by immunosuppressive regulatory T cells...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 92
Published: 24 January 2007
10.1159/000099267
EISBN: 978-3-318-01404-4
... keratoconjunctivitisand giant papillary conjunctivitis). The immune mechanism of these diseases willbe discussed, as well as the allergic response to contact lens wear. ...
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Published: 01 April 2004
10.1159/isbn.978-1-910797-99-0
EISBN: 978-1-910797-99-0
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 31
Published: 26 June 2003
10.1159/000072242
EISBN: 978-3-318-00863-0
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 31
Published: 26 June 2003
10.1159/000072244
EISBN: 978-3-318-00863-0
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 25
Published: 05 August 1996
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03462-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-03462-2
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 25
Published: 05 August 1996
10.1159/000425511
EISBN: 978-3-318-03462-2
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