Definition of Contact dermatitis

1. Noun. A delayed type of allergic reaction of the skin resulting from skin contact with a specific allergen (such as poison ivy).

Specialized synonyms: Bubble Gum Dermatitis, Rhus Dermatitis
Generic synonyms: Dermatitis



Medical Definition of Contact dermatitis

1. A type of immune-mediated inflammatory skin rash that results from an allergy to a particular substance (for example jewelry dermatitis, poison ivy, neomycin ointment, etc.). (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contact Dermatitis

consumptiveness
consumptives
consumpts
cont
cont'd
contact
contact-lens
contact-type dermatitis
contact action
contact allergy
contact area
contact arm
contact ball
contact ceptor
contact cheilitis
contact dermatitis (current term)
contact details
contact following
contact guidance
contact high
contact hypersensitivity
contact illumination
contact induced spreading
contact inhibition
contact inhibition of growth
contact inhibition of movement
contact inhibition of phagocytosis
contact juggling
contact language
contact lens

Literary usage of Contact dermatitis

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1. Proposed National Strategies For The Prevention Of Leading Work-related (1988)
"Allergic contact dermatitis Allergic contact dermatitis, which requires ... Unlike irritant contact dermatitis, however, contact allergy can be triggered in ..."

2. Papers and Proceedings of the Surgeon General's Conference on Agricultural edited by Melvin L. Myers (1994)
"Compared to other occupational groups, farmers have a proportionately higher prevalence of skin diseases.35'3* Irritant contact dermatitis is perhaps the ..."

3. Latex Allergies and the Health Care Industry by Charlie Norwood (2000)
"Similarly, univariate analysis showed that the results for the contact dermatitis and the control groups were not significantly different, ..."

4. Gulf War And Health by Institute of Medicine (2005)
"The authors concluded that allergic contact dermatitis does occur, but the study did not provide any details of the patch-test dilutions in five of the ..."

5. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 1994 (1994)
"Allergic contact dermatitis Allergic contact dermatitis, which requires ... Unlike irritant contact dermatitis, however, contact allergy can be triggered in ..."

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