1st Edition

Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 4
Systemic Drugs



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ISBN 9780367436490
March 9, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
1052 Pages 494 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This fourth volume in an exciting and detailed series on contact allergens and drug allergy provides monographs of all 507 systemic drugs which have caused delayed-type cutaneous drug hypersensitivity reactions and/or occupational allergic contact dermatitis. The monographs present: Identification section; Occupational allergic contact dermatitis; Cutaneous adverse drug reactions from systemic drugs caused by type IV (delayed-type) hypersensitivity, as shown by positive patch tests (e.g. maculopapular eruption, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis [AGEP], symmetrical drug-related intertriginous and flexural exanthema [SDRIFE], fixed drug eruption, drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms [DRESS], and photosensitivity). Separate chapters present an overview of the spectrum of allergic cutaneous drug reactions, diagnostic tests, immediate contact reactions (contact urticaria), and systemic drugs that have acquired delayed-type hypersensitivity only by cross-reactivity.

Key Features:

  • Presents monographs of all known systemic drugs which have caused delayed allergic cutaneous drug reactions and/or occupational allergic contact dermatitis
  • Provides an extensive literature review of relevant topics of allergenic systemic drugs, part of which is hard or impossible to find in database searches
  • Identifies IUPAC names, synonyms, CAS and EC numbers, structural and chemical formulas, Merck Index monographs, and advises on patch testing
  • Presents immediate contact reactions (contact urticaria) from systemics drugs and delayed-type hypersensitivity in drugs caused only by cross-reactivity
  • Covers an extensive amount of information to benefit dermatologists, allergists, and all others interested in drug allergy

Table of Contents

Introduction. The spectrum of cutaneous adverse drug reactions from systemic drugs caused by delayedtype hypersensitivity. Monographs of systemic drugs that have caused cutaneous adverse drug reactions from delayed-type hypersensitivity. Diagnostic tests in suspected cutaneous adverse drug reactions from systemic drugs. Immediate contact reactions (contact urticaria) from systemic drugs. Systemic drugs that have acquired delayed-type hypersensitivity only by cross-reactivity.

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Biography

Anton de Groot - 1980-2002 dermatologist in private practice in two hospitals in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. PhD 1988: Adverse Reactions to Cosmetics. Author of over 500 publications including 70 book chapters and 19 book titles, of which 7 are international (mainly for dermatologists and allergists) and 12 in Dutch for general practitioners, medical students, skin therapists, podiatrists/pedicures and (parents of) patients with atopic dermatitis. Teacher of general dermatology to medical students/junior doctors at the University of Groningen 2007-2021. Former 15-year Chairman of the Dutch Contact Dermatitis Group. Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Dermatitis. Co-founder and former 10-year Editor-in-Chief of the Dutch Journal for Dermatology and Venereology. Received the American Contact Dermatitis Society Honorary Membership status for his ‘vast contributions to contact dermatitis’ in 2019.