Exogenous Dermatoses: Environmental Dermatitis, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Exogenous Dermatoses

Environmental Dermatitis, 1st Edition

By Torkil Menne, Howard I. Maibach

CRC Press

472 pages

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Hardback: 9780849359699
pub: 1990-11-21
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Exogenous Dermatoses presents a collection of comprehensive essays written by experts scientifically active in exogenous dermatoses research. Main areas covered include basic biological mechanisms, diagnostic methods, experimental investigations, and clinical aspects. The book will be an important source of reference for clinical and experimental dermatologists and scientists working with skin immunology and toxicology. It will also provide important information for cosmetic and pharmaceutical research.

Table of Contents

MECHANISMS. Immunologic Mechanisms of Contact Dermatitis (Ole Baadsgaard). Immediate Contact Reactions (Arto Lahti and Howard I. Maibach). The Relationship of Primary Skin Irritation and pKa in Man (Bret Berner, Donald R. Wilson, Richard H. Guy, Gerard C. Mazzenga, Frank H. Clarke, and Howard I. Maibach). Immediate-Type Contact Reaction: Immunologic Contact Urticaria (Bradford R. Katchen and Howard I. Maibach). Skin Color and Proclivity to Irritation (E. Berardesca and H. I. Maibach). DIAGNOSTIC METHODS. Physicochemical Methods for Detection of Contact Allergens (Sigfrid Fregert). Patch Testing in Allergic Contact Dermatitis (Torkel Fischer and Howard I. Maibach). Skin Testing for Immediate Hypersensitivity in Occupational Allergology (Lasse Kanerva, Tuula Estlander, and Riitta Jolanki). Diagnostic Procedures for Eczema Patients (Niels K. Veien). Excited Skin Syndrome and the Hyporeactive State: Current Status (D. P. Bruynzeel and H. I. Maibach). Technology of Allergen Delivery (Jens Hansen). In Vitro Models of Human Skin: Keratinocyte and Organ Culture Responses (Ernest Bloom, Howard I. Maibach, Raija Tammi, Donald J. Fauss, and Jon R. Polansky). EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS. Irritation Insights: Epidemiology and Experimental Status (Kaija Lammintausta and Howard I. Maibach). Bioengineering Approaches: Status to Exogenous Dermatoses (E. Berardesca and H. I. Maibach). Effects of Dermatological Vehicles on the Skin (Matti Hannuksela and Tuula Kinnunen). Vulvar Physiology (Howard A. Oriba, Peter Elsner, and Howard I. Maibach). Percutaneous Absorption in Diseased Skin: Relationship to the Exogenous Dermatoses (Kee Chan Moon and Howard I. Maibach). Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems: Adverse Reactions - Dermatologic Overview (Daniel J. Hogan and Howard I. Maibach). Susceptibility to Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-Induced Irritant Dermatitis: Relation to Biophysical Skin Properties (Klaus-P. Wilhelm and Howard I. Maibach). Regulation of Prostaglandin E2 and Inositol Phosphate Metabolism in Cultured Human Keratinocytes (Richard B. Crook, WeiDong Huang, Jon R. Polansky, and Ernest Bloom). CLINICAL ASPECTS. Testifying in Medicolegal Cases Involving Dermatoses of Possible Exogenous Origin (Alexander A. Fisher). Systemically Induced Allergic Contact Dermatitis (Niels K. Veien, Torkil Menné and Howard I. Maibach). Kathon" CG - An Unusual Contact Sensitizer (Magnus Bruze, Birgitta Gruvberger, and Bert Björkner). Contact Dermatitis to Topical Corticosteroids: Diagnostic Problems (A. Dooms-Goossens). Skin Problems in the Fish Processing Industry (Kristian Thestrup-Pedersen and Lars Halkier-Sorensen). Contact Urticaria to Surgical and Household Rubber Gloves (Kristiina Turjanmaa and Timo Reunala). Skin Problems in the Office Environment (J. E. Wahlberg and B. Stenberg). Mischievous Metals (Chromate, Cobalt, Nickel, and Mercury) (Desmond Burrows). Exogenous Dermatoses in the Tropics (C. L. Goh). Prevention of Allergic Contact Sensitization: A Historical Perspective (N. Hjorth and T. Menné). Contact Dermatitis Associated with Exposure to Oils and Coolants (James R. Nethercott and D. Linn Holness). Irritant Dermatitis: Diagnosis and Treatment (Robert L. Rietschel). Miner's Granuloma (P. W. Bowers). Contact Dermatoses in Health Care Workers (Daniel J. Hogan). Cement Eczema (Christian Avnstorp). Selection of Chemical Protective Clothing (Stephen P. Berardinelli and Thomas R. Bender). Decontamination of Chemical Protective Clothing (Stephen P. Berardinelli and Thomas R. Bender). Fluorescent Light and Skin Cancer Risk (Dennis F. Gross and Darrell S. Rigel). c. 400 pp., 7x10, 1990, ISBN 0-8493-5969-4.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Dermatology
SCIENCE / Environmental Science