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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
de Waard-van der Spek, Flora B; Andersen, Klaus E; Darsow, Ulf; Mortz, Charlotte G; Orton, David; Worm, Margitta; Muraro, Antonella; Schmid-Grendelmeier, Peter; Grimalt, Ramon; Spiewak, Radoslaw; Rudzeviciene, Odilija; Flohr, Carsten; Halken, Susanne; Fiocchi, Alessandro; Borrego, Luis M; Oranje, Arnold P 
Title:
Allergic contact dermatitis in children: which factors are relevant? (review of the literature). 
Abstract:
Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in children is increasing. Sensitization to contact allergens can start in early infancy. The epidermal barrier is crucial for the development of sensitization and elicitation of ACD. Factors that may influence the onset of sensitization in children are atopic dermatitis, skin barrier defects and intense or repetitive contact with allergens. Topical treatment of ACD is associated with cutaneous sensitization, although the prevalence is not high. ACD because of h...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
24 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
321-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0905-6157 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie