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Sclerodermatous graft‐versus‐host disease: clinical spectrum and therapeutic challenges
Sclerodermatous graft‐versus‐host disease (GVHD) is a rare complication of bone marrow transplantation that contributes towards significant morbidity and mortality and treatment options are largely unsatisfactory if conventional immunosuppression fails. Expand
A general population from Thailand: incidence of common allergens with emphasis on para‐phenylenediamine
The prevalence of allergy to the permanent hair dye chemical para‐phenylenediamine is reported from populations of eczema patients attending patch‐test clinics, and are assumed to be much higher than in the normal population. Expand
Screening for asymptomatic carriage of Trichophyton tonsurans in household contacts of patients with tinea capitis: results of 209 patients from South London
Recurrence or re‐infection with dermatophyte is not uncommon after adequate oral treatment and asymptomatic carriers who are household contacts may partly explain this observation by forming a reservoir for infection. Expand
Cutaneous manifestations of granulocyte colony‐stimulating factor
Granulocyte colony‐stimulating factor is the best understood mechanism by which neutrophil accumulation occurs and shows a dose‐dependent effect in provoking SS. Expand
The Hapten‐Atopy hypothesis II: the ‘cutaneous hapten paradox’
Cite this as: J. P. McFadden, R. J. Dearman, J. M. L. White, D. A. Basketter and I. Kimber, Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 2011 (41) 327–337.
Exposure to haptens/contact allergens in baby cosmetic products
About 32/38 (84%) of the products contained fragrance chemicals and other chemicals, with recognized haptenic potential, included disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and propylene glycol. Expand
p‐Phenylenediamine allergy: the role of Bandrowski's base
It is suggested that while PPD may act as a prohapten, there is probably a spectrum of antigenic determinants in vivo that are 10 times more potent than PPD, taking into account the molarity. Expand
The Efficacy, Safety and Tolerance of Calcitriol 3 μg/g Ointment in the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis: A Comparison with Short-Contact Dithranol
Objective: A comparison of efficacy, safety and tolerance of a twice-daily application of calcitriol 3 μg/g ointment with dithranol cream. Methods: The study was an 8-week, prospective, randomised,Expand
Active sensitization to chloracetamide
A 21-year-old woman presented with a history of eczematous eruptions which she attributed to use of a number of cosmetic products, and a strongly positive reaction developed in an area on her back onwhich the local cosmetics series had been applied. Expand
Patch testing: what allergists should know
  • J. White
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of…
  • 1 February 2012
Patch testing is a standardized, in vivo diagnostic test for type IV hypersensitivity reactions, resulting in allergic contact dermatitis, which clinically resembles eczema. Common allergens includeExpand