Nickel Allergy and Our Children's Health: A Review of Indexed Cases and a View of Future Prevention

@article{Jacob2015NickelAA,
  title={Nickel Allergy and Our Children's Health: A Review of Indexed Cases and a View of Future Prevention},
  author={Sharon E Jacob and Alina Goldenberg and Janice L. Pelletier and Luz Fonacier and Richard P. Usatine and Nanette B. Silverberg},
  journal={Pediatric Dermatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={32}
}
Nickel is the leading cause of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) from early childhood through adolescence. Studies have shown that skin piercings and other nickel‐laden exposures can trigger the onset of nickel ACD in those who are susceptible. Nickel ACD causes a vast amount of cutaneous disease in children. Cases of nickel ACD in children have been reported in peer‐reviewed literature from 28 states. Common items that contain inciting nickel include jewelry, coins, zippers, belts, tools, toys… 

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