Publications

Patch-test results of the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 2005-2006.

Zug KA, Warshaw EM, Fowler JF Jr, Maibach HI, Belsito DL, Pratt MD, Sasseville D, Storrs FJ, Taylor JS, Mathias CG, Deleo VA,Rietschel RL, Marks J. Dermatitis. 2009 May-Jun;20(3):149-60. BACKGROUND: The North American Contact Dermatitis Group (NACDG) tests patients who have suspected...

An interesting case of joint prosthesis allergy.

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.

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...

Allergic patch test reactions associated with cosmetics: retrospective analysis of cross-sectional data from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 2001-2004.

Warshaw EM, Buchholz HJ, Belsito DV, Maibach HI, Fowler JF Jr, Rietschel RL, Zug KA, Mathias CG, Pratt MD, Sasseville D, Storrs FJ, Taylor JS, Deleo VA, Marks JG Jr. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Jan;60(1):23-38. Epub 2008 Nov 6. BACKGROUND: Allergy to cosmetics is common. OBJECTIVES: We...

Positive patch-test reactions to propylene glycol: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1996 to 2006.

Warshaw EM, Botto NC, Maibach HI, Fowler JF Jr, Rietschel RL, Zug KA, Belsito DV, Taylor JS, DeLeo VA, Pratt MD, Sasseville D,Storrs FJ, Marks JG Jr, Mathias CG. Dermatitis. 2009 Jan-Feb;20(1):14-20. BACKGROUND: Propylene glycol (PG) may cause allergic or irritant contact dermatitis...

Hand dermatitis in auto mechanics and machinists.

Donovan JC, Kudla I, Holness DL. Dermatitis. 2007 Sep;18(3):143-9. BACKGROUND: Auto mechanics and machinists presenting with suspected allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) have traditionally been patch-tested with a standard screening tray and a specialty tray such as the Oil and Cooling Fluid Series...

Allergic contact dermatitis from formaldehyde textile resins in surgical uniforms and nonwoven textile masks.

Donovan J, Skotnicki-Grant S. Dermatitis. 2007 Mar;18(1):40-4. ABSTRACT: Despite a trend for reduction in the concentration of free formaldehyde in textiles, formaldehyde textile resin (FTR) allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) remains an important clinical issue and is likely underdiagnosed...

Dermatologist and family practitioner practice patterns for occupational contact dermatitis.

Holness DL, Tabassum S, Tarlo SM, Liss GM, Silverman F, Manno M. Australas J Dermatol. 2007 Feb;48(1):22-7. Medical practitioners have a role in the recognition of occupational contact dermatitis. The longer the duration of symptoms before diagnosis, the poorer the outcome. Our objective was to understand...

Cross-reactions to desoximetasone and mometasone furoate in a patient with multiple topical corticosteroid allergies.

Donovan JC, Dekoven JG. Dermatitis. 2006 Sep;17(3):147-51. ABSTRACT: A 60-year-old man developed a bullous contact dermatitis after topical corticosteroid treatment of dermatitis on his lower leg. Subsequent patch testing showed cross-reactions to numerous group B and group D corticosteroids as well...

A systematic review of contact dermatitis treatment and prevention.

Saary J, Qureshi R, Palda V, DeKoven J, Pratt M, Skotnicki-Grant S, Holness L. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2005 Nov;53(5):845. BACKGROUND: Contact dermatitis (CD) is a common occupational disease. There have been no systematic reviews of CD treatment or prevention. METHODS: Multiple databases were...