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
    4. Niels K. Veien, Torkil Menné
      Pages 295-307
    5. Roy A. Palmer, Ian R. White
      Pages 309-317
    6. Tove Agner
      Pages 335-344
    7. Matti Hannuksela
      Pages 345-348
    8. Anthony Goon, Chee-Leok Goh
      Pages 349-362
  7. Diagnostic Tests

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 363-363
    2. Jan E. Wahlberg, Magnus Lindberg
      Pages 365-390
    3. Ulf Darsow, Johannes Ring
      Pages 391-399
    4. Derk P. Bruynzeel, Margarida Gonçalo
      Pages 401-412
    5. Birgitta Gruvberger, Magnus Bruze, Sigfrid Fregert, Carola Lidén
      Pages 413-427
    6. Matti Hannuksela
      Pages 429-432
    7. Roy A. Palmer, Ian R. White
      Pages 433-440
  8. Allergic Contact Dermatitis Related to Specific Exposures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 451-451
    2. Klaus E. Andersen, Ian R. White, An Goossens
      Pages 453-492
    3. Ian R. White, Anton C. de Groot
      Pages 493-506
    4. Jeanne Duus Johansen, Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, David Basketter, John McFadden, Heidi Søsted
      Pages 507-535
    5. Carola Lidén, Magnus Bruze, Torkil Menné
      Pages 537-568
    6. Johannes Geier, Holger Lessmann
      Pages 569-581
    7. Bert Björkner, Ann Pontén, Erik Zimerson, Malin Frick
      Pages 583-621
    8. Francisco M. Brandão, An Goossens, Antonella Tosti
      Pages 623-652
    9. Tuula Estlander, Kristiina Alanko, Riitta Jolanki
      Pages 653-678
    10. Christophe J. Le Coz
      Pages 679-702
    11. James S. Taylor, Emel Erkek, Patricia Podmore
      Pages 703-716
    12. Richard J.G. Rycroft, Peter J. Frosch
      Pages 717-734
    13. Ana M. Giménez-Arnau
      Pages 735-749
    14. Christophe J. Le Coz, Georges Ducombs
      Pages 751-800
    15. Carola Lidén
      Pages 801-809
    16. A. Goossens, M. Morren
      Pages 811-830

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.


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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 Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-24471-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-31301-4
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