Clinical and experimental aspects of allergic contact dermatitis to para-phenylenediamine.

@article{McFadden2011ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and experimental aspects of allergic contact dermatitis to para-phenylenediamine.},
  author={John Paul McFadden and Lyndsey Yeo and Jonathan M L White},
  journal={Clinics in dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={316-24}
}
The allergenicity of para-phenylenediamine (PPD) is related to oxidative processes on and in the skin. Patients with stronger reactions to PPD are significantly more likely to have a clear history of reacting to normal consumer hair dye. Those with stronger reactions are much less likely to be still dyeing their hair. Individuals allergic to PPD have a significant frequency of simultaneous sensitivity to chemically related clothing dyes. A 24-hour test application of hair dye, which has been… CONTINUE READING

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