Allergic contact dermatitis

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Term Allergic contact dermatitis
Description A contact dermatitis due to allergic sensitization to various substances.
Definition Allergic contact dermatitis

A contact dermatitis due to allergic sensitization to various substances. These substances subsequently produce inflammatory reactions in the skin of those who have acquired hypersensitivity to them as a result of prior exposure.

References 1. NCBI, MeSH http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=search&db=mesh&term=AllergicContactDermatitis
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