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 al
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%. OBJ
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
We were interested in gauging the level of awareness of WRCD in the services sector, and identifying the key issues related to WRCD prevention. We conducted focus groups and electronic surveys of 37 Ontario Services Safety Alliance (OSSA) staff, and 39 OSSA Advisory Committee members.
We used the North American Contact Dermatitis Group (NACDG) database, which now includes occupational factors, to identify common occupational contact allergens. We then linked this information to the respiratory literature to identify whether these agents caused occupational asthma (OA). We also as
The study was designed to gain a better understanding of the function of the hand and upper extremity of patients with contact dermatitis. A detailed physical examination of the upper extremity was conducted and the SF36, DLQI, DASH, Work Instability Score and Work Limitations Questionnaire were adm
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.
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. Patients