Archives For: March 2009

An interesting case of joint prosthesis allergy.

March 21, 2009 - 1:46 pm

Beecker J, Gordon J, Pratt M. Dermatitis. 2009 Mar-Apr;20(2):E4-9. ABSTRACT: A rare case of contact allergic dermatitis from metal knee joint prostheses is presented. The low incidence of allergic contact dermatitis from metal prostheses is surprising, especially given the frequency of metal allergy...

Positive patch test reactions to lanolin: cross-sectional data from the north american contact dermatitis group, 1994 to 2006.

March 2, 2009 - 1:28 pm

Warshaw EM, Nelsen DD, Maibach HI, Marks JG, Zug KA, Taylor JS, Rietschel RL, Fowler JF, Mathias CG, Pratt MD, Sasseville D,Storrs FJ, Belsito DV, DeLeo VA. Dermatitis. 2009 Mar-Apr;20(2):79-88. BACKGROUND: The prevalence of lanolin sensitivity in referred patients is less than 4%. OBJECTIVES: To...