Aeroallergen patch testing for patients presenting to contact dermatitis clinics.

@article{Whitmore1996AeroallergenPT,
  title={Aeroallergen patch testing for patients presenting to contact dermatitis clinics.},
  author={S Elizabeth Whitmore and Elizabeth F Sherertz and Donald V. Belsito and Howard Ira Maibach and James R Nethercott},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={35 5 Pt 1},
  pages={700-4}
}
BACKGROUND The role of aeroallergens in the production of allergic contact dermatitis or "allergic contact dermatitis-like" atopic dermatitis is controversial. Although techniques and allergens lack standardization, most studies find positive patch test results in 30% to 40% of patients with atopic dermatitis. OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine the… CONTINUE READING