Emi Nishijima Sakanashi

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Few studies have reported on the accuracy of reflectance confocal laser microscopy (RCLM) in observing allergic contact dermatitis in vivo. However, distinction of skin reactions from different reagents is not well understood. We sought to diagnose allergic contact dermatitis by RCLM images and compare with routine, visual patch test (PT) reading for 2(More)
BACKGROUND Cosmetic skin lightening is practiced worldwide. Mercury is a well-documented melanotoxin added to some lightening products. However, mercury can cause many dermatologic, renal, and neurologic problems. The Food and Drug Administration limits the amount of mercury in cosmetic products to trace amounts, 1 ppm. OBJECTIVE The objective of this(More)
Traditionally, different types of metal alloys have been used in restorative dentistry. The common criterion for all these materials is their permanent existence in the oral cavity for a prolonged period of time and this exposure may sensitize patients. The clinical manifestations of contact allergy to dental alloy are not uniform. Diseases such as(More)
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