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Allergic and non‐allergic periorbital dermatitis: patch test results of the Information Network of the Departments of Dermatology during a 5‐year period
Periorbital dermatitis is common and can be due to the external use of ophthalmic drugs. We evaluated patch test results of the Information Network of the Departments of Dermatology. During a 5‐yearExpand
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Late reactions to the patch‐test preparations para‐phenylenediamine and epoxy resin: a prospective multicentre investigation of the German Contact Dermatitis Research Group
Background Late patch‐test reactions, developing at day (D) 7 or later have been described for several allergens. Late reactions may reflect patch‐test sensitization. Para‐phenylenediamine (PPD) andExpand
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Patch testing with a new fragrance mix – reactivity to the individual constituents and chemical detection in relevant cosmetic products
A new fragrance mix (FM II), with 6 frequently used chemicals not present in the currently used fragrance mix (FM I), was evaluated in 6 dermatological centres in Europe, as previously reported. InExpand
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Patch testing with a new fragrance mix detects additional patients sensitive to perfumes and missed by the current fragrance mix
The currently used 8% fragrance mix (FM I) does not identify all patients with a positive history of adverse reactions to fragrances. A new FM II with 6 frequently used chemicals was evaluated inExpand
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Tetrazepam drug sensitivity − usefulness of the patch test
The muscle relaxant tetrazepam may cause severe cutaneous adverse effects. We report 4 cases of varying intensity: Stevens–Johnson syndrome, erythema–multiforme‐like exanthema, maculopapular andExpand
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Further important sensitizers in patients sensitive to fragrances
In order to find sensitizers additional to the current fragrance mix (FM) a series of fragrance materials (series II) was evaluated in 6 dermatological centres in Europe. 11 of the test materialsExpand
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Patch testing with the irritant sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) is useful in interpreting weak reactions to contact allergens as allergic or irritant
Several contact allergens are tested at concentrations which might cause irritant reactions. In this study we investigated whether the reactivity to a standard irritant is useful in identifyingExpand
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Lyral® has been included in the patch test standard series in Germany
Lyral® 5% pet. was tested in 3245 consecutive patch test patients in 20 departments of dermatology in order (i) to check the diagnostic quality of this patch test preparation, (ii) to examineExpand
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Polyhexamethylenebiguanide: a relevant contact allergen?
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Drug-induced blaschkitis.
Thomas Brinkmeier, Rudolf A. Herbst, Joerg Schaller, Katrin Kuegler, Claudia Pirker, Ulrike Beiteke, Edouard Grosshans and Peter J. Frosch Department of Dermatology, Klinikum Dortmund gGmbH,Expand
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