Immediate contact skin reactions, an update of Contact Urticaria, Contact Urticaria Syndrome and Protein Contact Dermatitis -- "A Never Ending Story".

@article{GimnezArnau2010ImmediateCS,
  title={Immediate contact skin reactions, an update of Contact Urticaria, Contact Urticaria Syndrome and Protein Contact Dermatitis -- "A Never Ending Story".},
  author={A Gim{\'e}nez-Arnau and Marcus Maurer and Jes{\'u}s de la Cuadra and Howard Maibach},
  journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={552-62}
}
Listening and paying attention to our patients is crucial for understanding a disease. A good example is Immediate Contact Skin Reactions (ICSR) which manifest as Contact Urticaria Syndrome (CUS), Contact Urticaria (CU) and Protein Contact Dermatitis (PCD). These entities are characterized by the immediate skin development of itchy flares, wheals, and/or dermatitis. All conditions usually appear within minutes of contact with various substances, including chemicals, animal products, antibiotics… CONTINUE READING