Contact Dermatitis

  • Frosch Peter J. 
  • Menné Torkil 
  • Lepoittevin Jean-Pierre 

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIV
  2. Clinical relevance of patch test reactions

    1. Jean-Marie Lachapelle
      Pages 1-7
  3. Basic Features

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Thomas Rustemeyer, Ingrid M.W. van Hoogstraten, B. Mary E. von Blomberg, Rik J. Scheper
      Pages 11-43
    3. Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
      Pages 45-68
    4. Steen Lisby, Ole Baadsgaard
      Pages 69-82
    5. Arto Lahti, David Basketter
      Pages 83-95
    6. Renz Mang, Helger Stege, Jean Krutmann
      Pages 97-104
  4. Pathology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Pieter-Jan Coenraads, Thomas Diepgen, Wolfgang Uter, Axel Schnuch, Olaf Gefeller
      Pages 135-163
  5. Dermatotoxicology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Hans Schaefer, Thomas E. Redelmeier
      Pages 167-178
    3. Jeanne Duus Johansen, Peter J. Frosch, Torkil Menné
      Pages 189-198
  6. Clinical Features

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Niels K. Veien
      Pages 201-254
    3. Peter J. Frosch, Swen Malte John
      Pages 255-294

About this book


It is an unusual event for a textbook covering such a national and international networks and the use of highly specialized field as contact dermatitis to be standardized methodology, a highly differentiated published in its fourth edition within a time period picture can now be painted; we know the major p- of 13 years. When the European and Environmental fessions at risk, as well as the influences of age and Contact Dermatitis Research Group was founded in various cofactors. This is a solid basis for preventive 1985,one of the major goals was to edit a textbook of measures. A new allergen, described in one center, high scientific standard written by renown experts can now be tested on a large scale in a short time and keep it regularly updated. The greatest danger period. If the data evaluation shows an unacceptably for a textbook is to become outdated – then it stays high rate of sensitization in the exposed population, on the bookshelf and is rarely consulted. The contin- regulatory measures will be undertaken to protect uous flow of new medicaments, the fascinating the consumer. A recent example is the “methyldib- improvements in diagnostic image analysis and ever- mo glutaronitrile story. ” changing operative procedures are the reasons for These and other issues of importance are covered considerable knowledge deficits in old textbooks, in depth in the newest edition of this textbook.


Dermatitis allergen allergy contact allery contact dermatitis cosmetics cutaneous toxicology epidemiology histopathology irritation occupational dermatology skin disease therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Frosch Peter J. 
    • 1
  • Menné Torkil 
    • 2
  • Lepoittevin Jean-Pierre 
    • 3
  1. 1.Klinikum Dortmund gGmbHHautklinik Lehrstuhl Dermatologie der Universität Witten/HerdeckeDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Dermatologisk afdeling KAmtssygehuset GentofteHellerupDenmark
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Dermato-Chimie Clinique DermatologiqueCHUStrasbourg CedexFrance

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-24471-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-31301-4
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