Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Case report describes contact dermatitis from ultrasound gel

(HealthDay)—An atypical presentation of contact dermatitis due to ultrasound gel has been reported in a 67-year-old male patient. The case report was published online Sept. 8 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Comorbidities common with alopecia areata

(HealthDay)—Comorbid conditions often accompany alopecia areata, according to a study published online May 22 in JAMA Dermatology.

Inflammatory disorders

Scratching the surface: why skin allergies make us itch

A Yale-led team of researchers has identified the protein that controls inflammation and the urge to itch in people who suffer from contact dermatitis due to exposure to poison ivy and other allergens. The study appears in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tooting your horn can raise risk for skin condition

(HealthDay) -- Musicians and their instruments often make beautiful music together, but occasionally the relationship can hit a sour note: Certain parts of musical instruments may put their owners at risk for a skin condition ...

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