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Latex Intolerance
Basic Science, Epidemiology, and Clinical Management
edited by
Mahbub M. Chowdhury
and Howard I. Maibach

Latex Intolerance covers all aspects of latex allergy.

Latex Intolerance presents the latest research in latex intolerance, exploring issues such as skin irritation, allergic contact dermatitis, and contact urticaria.

The well-illustrated textbook also discusses the basic science and clinically relevant practical issues, including the epidemiology, prognosis, and management of latex intolerance.

Sections on hand dermatitis, barrier creams, and medical glove regulations enhance understanding of the condition.

Contents:

  1. Epidemiology of latex allergy
  2. Allergenic proteins
  3. Chemical additives
  4. Natural rubber latex allergy : clinical manifestations
  5. Natural rubber latex allergy and allergens : in vitro testing
  6. New developments in measuring allergens in natural rubber latex products
  7. Contact urticaria : clinical manifestations
  8. Contact urticaria syndrome : predictive testing
  9. Contact urticaria syndrome : prognosis
  10. Allergic contact dermatitis : clinical manifestations
  11. Allergic contact dermatitis : tests
  12. Allergic contact dermatitis : prognosis
  13. Latex-fruit syndrome
  14. Irritant dermatitis due to occlusive gloves : clinical manifestations
  15. Irritation dermatitis due to occlusive gloves : predictive testing
  16. Management of hand dermatitis
  17. Barrier creams/moisturizers
  18. Occlusive effects : man vs. animal
  19. Medical glove regulation : history and future of safety
  20. Occupational health management of latex allergy
  21. Management of rubber-based allergies in dentistry
  22. Management of latex allergy : allergist's perspective
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Latex Intolerance
Basic Science, Epidemiology, and Clinical Management
edited by Mahbub M. Chowdhury, and Howard I. Maibach

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