Cecilia Svedman

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Transdermal drug delivery seems a promising way of achieving complete, predictable absorption, but the epidermis is a barrier for most drugs. A new technique for transdermal drug delivery, in which a small patch of epidermis was removed, was tested in seven healthy volunteers by means of the antidiuretic peptide 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin (DDAVP).(More)
BACKGROUND Paraphenylenediamine (PPD) in hair dyes can cause systemic as well as cutaneous allergic reactions such as neutrophilic and eosinophilic dermatitis. The symptoms are often severe. The acute lesion is normally histologically indistinguishable from any eczematous reaction with marked spongiosis. OBSERVATIONS We report a case of allergic contact(More)
The preservative methylchloroisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone (MCI/MI) is a well-known sensitiser and present in the Swedish baseline series since the 1980s. The proportions of MCI/MI are 3:1. MI alone has been used as a preservative since less than 10 years. This study was conducted on behalf of the Swedish Contact Dermatitis Research Group to(More)
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