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Transepidermal Water Loss Dynamics of Human Vulvar and Thigh Skin
Refinement in procedures to assess skin surface water loss (SSWL) dynamics of the vulvar skin on a large sample of subjects (60) is described and compared to another semi-occluded skin site, the… Expand
Efficacy of a barrier cream and its vehicle as protective measures against occupational irritant contact dermatitis
The actual advantage of barrier creams over bland emollients for skin protection is still hotly debated. In a randomized, double‐blinded study, a newly‐introduced barrier cream and its moisturizing… Expand
Occupational contact dermatitis in the textile industry.
Oral rush desensitization to milk
walked through the shop while other customers were having their hair tinted or bleached. The patient and her family had no history of atopic rhinitis or asthma. Skin prick testing of a screening… Expand
Do barrier creams and gloves prevent or provoke contact dermatitis?
Barrier creams and gloves play an important role in the prevention of contact dermatitis, and various in vivo and in vitro methods have been developed to investigate their efficacy. However, their… Expand
Prevention of Hand Eczema: Gloves, Barrier Creams and Workers’ Education
To date, there is fair-quality evidence from a large number of countries, where preventive initiatives for occupational contact dermatitis (OCD) in selected settings and professions have proven… Expand
Effects of various grit‐containing cleansers on skin barrier function
- W. Wigger-Alberti, T. Fischer, C. Greif, P. Maddern, P. Elsner
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Contact dermatitis
- 1 September 1999
Products intended for individuals in contact with strongly adhering dirt often contain grit. Various clinical test methods have been developed for evaluating the potential of personal washing… Expand
Self-application of a protective cream. Pitfalls of occupational skin protection.
OBJECTIVES To determine if a protective cream (PC) is adequately applied to the hands by workers in several occupations and to quantify what areas are covered or missed. DESIGN Prospective… Expand
Experimental irritant contact dermatitis due to cumulative epicutaneous exposure to sodium lauryl sulphate and toluene: single and concurrent application
- W. Wigger-Alberti, A. Krebs, P. Elsner
- Chemistry, Medicine
- The British journal of dermatology
- 1 September 2000
In clinical practice, cutaneous exposure to a variety of irritants such as surfactants and solvents is frequent. Although the induction of irritant dermatitis by single irritants has been extensively… Expand
The atopy patch test – reproducibility and comparison of different evaluation methods
Background: There is still a lack of standardization of the atopy patch test (APT) in test procedures and evaluation methods. Our aim was to examine the reproducibility of APT results and to compare… Expand