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contact

(Association), noun accord, acquaintanceship, affiliation, alliance, bond, camaraderie, close union, coalition, combination, commerce, communication, community, companionship, conjunction, connection, consociation, consortium, cooperation, dealings, exchange, federation, fellowship, interchange, intercommunion, intercourse, interrelation, intimacy, kinship, liaison, link, linkage, mutual intercourse, participation, rapport, relation, relationship, tie, transmission, union
Associated concepts: contacts theory in conflicts of law, grouping of contacts

contact

(Touching), noun abutment, abuttal, adjacency, coherence, contactus, connection, contiguity, contiguousness, contingence, convergence, impact, joining, junction, junction of bodies, juncture, meeting, nexus, taction, tangency, union

contact

(Communicate), verb call, consociate, correspond, establish connection, get through to, get to, have an exchange, have dealings with, inform, intercommunicate, make connection, meet with, notify, reach, relate, serve notice, signal

contact

(Touch), verb abut, adjoin, annex, attach, be contiguous, border, border on, bridge, butt against, cohere, collide with, come together, conjoin, connect, converge, embrace, encounter, establish connection, graze, hit, inosculate, interconnect, join, lie adjacent to, link, meet, osculate, overlap, reach, rub, strike, unite, verge upon
See also: abutment, accident, coalescence, collision, communicate, connection, convey, correspond, impinge, liaison, meeting, notify, reach
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Circulating allergen-reactive T cells from patients with atopic dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis express the skin-selective homing receptor, the cutaneous lymphocyte-associated antigen.
Another possible--although uncommon--cause of allergic contact dermatitis is allergy to corticosteroids; patch testing can also be performed if a steroid allergy is suspected.
In allergic contact dermatitis, body sites other than that contacted may also develop a rash, and subsequent exposures can produce greater responses at even lower concentrations or exposure durations.
In a second efficacy study, using the DNFB induced allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) pig model, results showed that the NexACT-based formulation significantly lowered the clinical inflammation and erythema score in sick animals.
15] Formal patch tests are also useful for deteriorating dermatitis that is being intensively treated, as the patient may have an allergic contact dermatitis to one of the components of the current topical treatment.
Rubbing and picking at the supposedly infested skin could have resulted in contact dermatitis, and many patients reported that they had applied caustic substances to their skin to "get rid of" the infestation, which could have lead to an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, Ms.
A diet consisting of 10 percent black rice bran reduced inflammation associated with allergic contact dermatitis, a common type of skin irritation.
4% for allergic contact dermatitis and irritant dermatitis, respectively, in relation to patient carers' occupations [3].
KEY WORDS: allergic contact dermatitis, contact irritant dermatitis, cytokines, delayed-type hypersensitivity, keratinocytes, Pfiesteria, sensitization.
Allergic contact dermatitis is a T-lymphocyte-mediated allergic (hypersensitivity) reaction to sensitizing chemicals in the environment.