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Prevention of environmental dermatitis.
Postgrad Med 1972 Jan; 51(1):135-137
Environmental dermatitis usually is the result of a contact allergen, photo-sensitization or atopy. Recognition that dermatitis is due to either of the first two causes with subsequent specific therapy, often results in rapid relief of long-standing disease. Atopic dermatitis, although not environmental in origin, is often exacerbated by environmental factors and therefore can be alleviated by environmental manipulation.
Allergic-reactions; Dermatitis; Dermatosis; Exposure-assessment; Exposure-levels; Exposure-methods; Humans; Skin-disorders; Skin-exposure; Skin-irritants; Skin-sensitivity
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University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
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