Thermography Helps Diagnose Allergic vs Irritant Contact Dermatitis

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Thermography Helps Diagnose Allergic vs Irritant Contact Dermatitis

Thermography is an effective, reliable method to distinguish between allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis, according to the results of a study conducted at the University Hospital Zurich, in Switzerland. Findings from the analysis were published in the journal Allergology International.

Thermography is an effective, reliable method to distinguish between allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis, according to the results of a study conducted at the University Hospital Zurich, in Switzerland. Findings from the analysis were published in the journal Allergology International.

When diagnosing allergic vs irritant contact dermatitis, the key factor is the distinction between allergic and irritant reactions, which can have direct implications on patient management. 

Read the full report from the Dermatology Advisor.

 

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