Atopy patch tests may identify patients at risk for systemic contact dermatitis

Abstract Background A subset of patients with positive patch tests demonstrates systemic contact dermatitis (SCD) upon ingestion or inhalation of the allergen. Concern has been raised about the use of patch tests for protein allergens (APTs) to detect SCD in atopic dermatitis (AD) patients. Methods...

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Main Authors: Suwimon Pootongkam, Sonia A. Havele, Hanna Orillaza, Eli Silver, Douglas Y. Rowland, Susan T. Nedorost
Format: Article
Published: Wiley 2020-03-01
Series:Immunity, Inflammation and Disease
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