Positive patch test reactions in older individuals

Retrospective analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1994-2008

Erin M. Warshaw, Srihari I. Raju, Joseph F. Fowler, Howard I. Maibach, Donald V. Belsito, Kathryn A. Zug, Robert L. Rietschel, James S. Taylor, C. G Toby Mathias, Anthony F. Fransway, Vincent A. DeLeo, James G. Marks, Frances Storrs, Melanie D. Pratt, Denis Sasseville

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Abstract

Background: Relatively little is known about the epidemiology of allergic contact dermatitis in older individuals. Objectives: We sought to determine the frequency of positive and clinically relevant patch test reactions in older individuals (≥65 years old) referred for patch testing, and to compare these results with those of adults (≤64-19 years) and children (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-240
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume66
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2012

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Patch Tests
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Keywords

  • contact dermatitis
  • elderly
  • older individuals
  • patch testing

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  • Dermatology

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Positive patch test reactions in older individuals : Retrospective analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1994-2008. / Warshaw, Erin M.; Raju, Srihari I.; Fowler, Joseph F.; Maibach, Howard I.; Belsito, Donald V.; Zug, Kathryn A.; Rietschel, Robert L.; Taylor, James S.; Mathias, C. G Toby; Fransway, Anthony F.; DeLeo, Vincent A.; Marks, James G.; Storrs, Frances; Pratt, Melanie D.; Sasseville, Denis.

In: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Vol. 66, No. 2, 02.2012, p. 229-240.

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Warshaw, EM, Raju, SI, Fowler, JF, Maibach, HI, Belsito, DV, Zug, KA, Rietschel, RL, Taylor, JS, Mathias, CGT, Fransway, AF, DeLeo, VA, Marks, JG, Storrs, F, Pratt, MD & Sasseville, D 2012, 'Positive patch test reactions in older individuals: Retrospective analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1994-2008', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 229-240. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2010.12.022
Warshaw, Erin M. ; Raju, Srihari I. ; Fowler, Joseph F. ; Maibach, Howard I. ; Belsito, Donald V. ; Zug, Kathryn A. ; Rietschel, Robert L. ; Taylor, James S. ; Mathias, C. G Toby ; Fransway, Anthony F. ; DeLeo, Vincent A. ; Marks, James G. ; Storrs, Frances ; Pratt, Melanie D. ; Sasseville, Denis. / Positive patch test reactions in older individuals : Retrospective analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1994-2008. In: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2012 ; Vol. 66, No. 2. pp. 229-240.
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