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A CLINICAL APPLICATION OF A HYDROPHILIC OINTMENT BASE

A CLINICAL APPLICATION OF A HYDROPHILIC OINTMENT BASE This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor:—. . . The questions are based upon a rather "free" use of the terms "allergen" and "allergic contact dermatitis." The relationship between a soap dermatitis and allergens has been investigated by many men. Recently, Jambor and Suskind reported (J. Invest. Dermat. 24:379, 1955) their study of the allergic qualities of cleansing agents in hand dermatitis. Patch tests were made with fresh solutions of soaps and detergents, and also included usage tests, bacteriologic and mycologic examinations, hemograms, and urinalysis. No specific reactions to soaps or detergents were elicited. Brunner (J. A. M. A. 154:894, 1954) presents strong evidence that "the so-called housewives' eczema is basically an external irritant dermatitis." On the basis of our work, we concur with these viewpoints. If the irritant is removed and/or the skin is protected from further trauma, the skin will heal. For the particular advice of the inquirer, many of our http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

A CLINICAL APPLICATION OF A HYDROPHILIC OINTMENT BASE

A.M.A. Archives of Dermatology , Volume 73 (1) – Jan 1, 1956

A CLINICAL APPLICATION OF A HYDROPHILIC OINTMENT BASE

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor:—. . . The questions are based upon a rather "free" use of the terms "allergen" and "allergic contact dermatitis." The relationship between a soap dermatitis and allergens has been investigated by many men. Recently, Jambor and Suskind reported (J. Invest. Dermat. 24:379, 1955) their study of the...
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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1956 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-5359
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1956.01550010077015
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract To the Editor:—. . . The questions are based upon a rather "free" use of the terms "allergen" and "allergic contact dermatitis." The relationship between a soap dermatitis and allergens has been investigated by many men. Recently, Jambor and Suskind reported (J. Invest. Dermat. 24:379, 1955) their study of the allergic qualities of cleansing agents in hand dermatitis. Patch tests were made with fresh solutions of soaps and detergents, and also included usage tests, bacteriologic and mycologic examinations, hemograms, and urinalysis. No specific reactions to soaps or detergents were elicited. Brunner (J. A. M. A. 154:894, 1954) presents strong evidence that "the so-called housewives' eczema is basically an external irritant dermatitis." On the basis of our work, we concur with these viewpoints. If the irritant is removed and/or the skin is protected from further trauma, the skin will heal. For the particular advice of the inquirer, many of our

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A.M.A. Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1956

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