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Allergic contact hypersensitivity to nickel, neomycin, ethylenediamine, and benzocaine. Relationships between age, sex, history of exposure, and reactivity to standard patch tests and use tests in a
A study population of 1,158 paid adult volunteers was obtained. Prior to patch testing, a history of previous exposure to four allergens also was obtained. Prevalence of positive reactions to patchExpand
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Temperature dependence of water content of stratum corneum
The water content of human stratum corneum has been measured gravimetrically in vitro in relation to relative humidity (RH) and temperature. Water content increased with increasing RH. StratumExpand
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A comparison of rabbit and human skin response to certain irritants.
Abstract The relative irritancy of 12 varying chemical structures was compared in man and rabbit utilizing a variation of the standard Draize rabbit irritancy test. Tests were performed on men'sExpand
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The effect of ketorolac tromethamine in reducing postoperative inflammation: double-mask parallel comparison with dexamethasone.
Anterior chamber fluorophotometry was done after the oral administration of fluorescein sodium in patients undergoing extracapsular cataract extraction and posterior chamber intraocular lensExpand
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Use of insect repellents for maximum efficacy.
Many individuals claim that insect repellents offer them little protection. This article explains the factors that lead alternatively either to longer or to shorter protection times. In mostExpand
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The friction blister.
Abstract : Friction blisters rank high as causes of military disability. Controlled studies show that: Friction blisters are not burns but are due to shearing forces within the epidermis. TheseExpand
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  • W. Akers
  • Medicine
  • International journal of dermatology
  • 1 June 1977
Friction blisters are a common injury experienced by almost everyone. From 1964 to 1970, Marion B. Sulzberger, M.D., mounted a scientific assault against this plebian disease. He devised a logical,Expand
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The dermal toxicity of isoamyl-2-cyanoacrylate.
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Measurements of friction injuries in man.
  • W. Akers
  • Medicine
  • American journal of industrial medicine
  • 1985
Repetitive frictional insults over years to human skin result in lichenification, callosites, and clavi (corns). No measurements of the forces involved have been made for callosites or corns. TwoExpand
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Leiomyosarcoma, metastatic to scalp from primary in retroperitoneal area. Report of a case.
Leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumor of any body tissue. Series of cases of its primary origin in the stomach, 8 small intestine, 15,18,20,21 rectum, 8,14 uterus, 3,5,26 retroperitoneal area, 2,16 skin,Expand
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