A 13-year-old girl presents with skin that is red and hot; she has tense bullae on the neck, arms, and legs.
This is the first of a 2-part series addressing the basics of patch testing. In this article, the authors examine patch test systems, allergens,...
A 71-year-old man presented with an inflamed erythematous papule on the right subcostal region of 12 months’ duration. It began as a small...
Physicians and the general public may be underusing alcohol-based hand sanitizers based on the false perception that they are damaging to the skin...
Aesthetic Dermatology Update
Cutaneous reactions usually present within 2 days to 24 months of the implantation and are often mistaken for surgical site infections.
Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) to tattoo ink is rare, but the popularity of tattoos makes ACD an increasingly recognized occurrence.
The top two treatments at the time of patch testing were a topical corticosteroid (78%) and a topical calcineurin inhibitor (26%).
The most common allergens in children are nickel, fragrance mix I, cobalt, balsam of Peru, neomycin, and bacitracin.
Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite: An Unusual Presentation of Bedbug Infestation Resulting in Life-Threatening Anemia
Although rare, anemia due to bedbug infestation should be considered in patients presenting with anemia and a widespread pruritic papular eruption...
Prednisone may be a trigger for radiation recall dermatitis in patients with sensitization to cross-reactive topical steroids such as tixocortol...
Isobornyl Acrylate and Diabetic Devices Steal the Show for the 2020 American Contact Dermatitis Society Allergen of the Year
Diabetic devices including glucose monitoring systems and insulin pumps are used worldwide and are increasingly recognized as a source of irritant...