Quick Guide to Contact Dermatitis

  • Jeanne Duus Johansen
  • Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
  • Jacob P. Thyssen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. General Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Niels K. Veien
      Pages 9-31
  3. Patch Testing Basics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Cecilia Svedman, Bruze Magnus
      Pages 35-46
    3. Jeanne D. Johansen, Ulrik Fischer Friis, Jacob P. Thyssen
      Pages 57-67
  4. Special Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Marie-Louise Anna Schuttelaar
      Pages 71-79
    3. Margarida Gonçalo
      Pages 81-94
    4. Ana Gimenez-Arnau
      Pages 95-102
    5. Anja Thielitz, Swen Malte John
      Pages 103-114
    6. Anne Birgitte Simonsen, Mette Sommerlund
      Pages 115-123
  5. Main Allergen Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Anneli Julander
      Pages 127-138
    3. Wolfgang Uter
      Pages 139-145
    4. Klaus Ejner Andersen, Kristian Fredløv Mose
      Pages 147-157
    5. Vera Mahler
      Pages 159-179
  6. Allergens in Various Products

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181

About this book


This book is a quick guide for clinicians, specialists, and residents. It provides a concise overview of the practical aspects of contact dermatitis, supplying the tools to allow a fast and reliable diagnosis. The book describes the clinical features of contact dermatitis, explains how to make an exposure assessment and covers other essentials in the diagnostic work. Information is presented on testing with patients’ own products and overviews are provided on the allergens contained in various products. In addition, a helpful list of the most frequent allergens is included. The authors are leading practitioners in the field, and their expertise has enabled the compilation of an approachable text supplemented by a large number of full color illustrations, tables and check lists. This book will help the reader to gain a better understanding of the subject and to achieve greater competence in everyday practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jeanne Duus Johansen
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
    • 2
  • Jacob P. Thyssen
    • 3
  1. 1.Gentofte Hospital, National Allergy Research CentreHellerupDenmark
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Dermatochimie, University of StrasbourgStrasbourg cedexFrance
  3. 3.Gentofte Hospital Dept. of Dermato-AllergologyHellerupDenmark

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-47714-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47713-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47714-4
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