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 (US)
Title of host publicationAtopic Dermatitis and Eczematous Disorders
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781840766530
ISBN (Print)9781840761955
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Rose, S., Akhavan, A., Ciocon, D. H., & Cohen, S. R. (2014). The relationship between atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis. In Atopic Dermatitis and Eczematous Disorders (pp. 247-254). CRC Press.