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  1. Allergic contact dermatitis
    • Localized allergic inflammation of the skin Type I hypersensitivity reaction
    • [1] Usually confined to area of skin in contact with allergen
  2. Allergic contact dermatitis-Signs and symptoms
    • [a] Rash accompanied by erythema 1-2 days after contact
    • [b] Pruritis
    • [c] Burning
  3. Allergic contact dermatitis-Diagnosis and Treatment
    • [3] Diagnosis
    • [a] Visual examination
    • [4] Treatment
    • [a] Oral or topical glucocorticosteroids
    • [b] Oral or topical histamine (H1) receptor antagonists
  4. Atopic dermatitis or eczema
    • (a) A chronic skin disorder that involves scaly and itchy rashes
    • [1] Predominantly found in children, affecting 10-15%
    • [2] Long-term irritation and scratching can cause the skin to thicken and have a leather-like texture
  5. Atopic dermatitis or eczema - Signs and symptoms
    • [a] Blisters oozing and crusting [e] Rash
    • [b] Dry, leathery skin [f] Raw skin areas from itching
    • [c] Ear discharge or bleeding [g] Skin discoloration
    • [d] Intense itching
  6. Atopic dermatitis or eczema- Diagnosis
    [a] Visual examination
  7. Atopic dermatitis or eczema-Treatment
    • [a] Soothe less severe, healing, or dry scaly lesions
    • {1} Moisturizers, mild soaps, or wet dressings
    • {2} Mild anti-itch lotions or topical glucocorticosteroids
    • [b] Chronic thickened areas
    • {1} Tar-containing compounds ointments or creams to lubricate or soften the skin
    • {2} Oral glucocorticosteroids
    • {3} Topical immunomodulators
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