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Contact Dermatitis

When your skin comes into contact with substance in the environment that you are allergic to, it may react by causing your skin to itch and become red. This is called contact dermatitis.

Patch Testing Underreported in Kids

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Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in the pediatric population is performed at a higher rate than previously reported, but is still grossly underreported, according to a study of the Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Registry (PCDR). “Pediatric dermatologists provide critical patch test services across the United States,” the study’s lead …

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