The relationship between atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis

Sharon Rose, Arash Akhavan, David H. Ciocon, Steven R. Cohen

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Atopic dermatitis (AD) and contact dermatitis are common eczematous disorders with different inflammatory mechanisms. They are both characterized by a serous accumulation in the epidermis and a dermal inflammatory infiltrate, expressed clinically as erythema, with or without concomitant edema and/or blistering.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAtopic Dermatitis and Eczematous Disorders
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781840766530
ISBN (Print)9781840761955
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014


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