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Toothpaste Allergy Diagnosis and Management

| May 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sarah Otto, CNP; Matthew J. Zirwas, MD Dr. Zirwas is Assistant Professor of Dermatology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Otto is from the Division of Dermatology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.

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Allergy to a Hot Tub Water Treatment Chemical: An Unexpectedly Common Cause of Generalized Dermatitis in Men

| February 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Patricia Gilligan, BS; Anthony Vander Horst, MA; Matthew J. Zirwas, MD Dr. Zirwas is Assistant Professor of Dermatology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Gilligan is from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Mr. Vander Horst is from the Department of Education—Quantitative Section, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. The authors report no […]

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Dietary Nickel as a Cause of Systemic Contact Dermatitis

| June 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Clinical Contact Dermatitis Section Editor: Matthew J. Zirwas, MD Matthew J. Zirwas, MD, Matthew A. Molenda, MD Dr. Matthew J. Zirwas is Assistant Professor of Dermatology, The Ohio State University. Dr.  Molenda is a Dermatology Resident, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.

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Moisturizer Allergy Diagnosis and Management

| November 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

Background: Moisturizers are used by patients with dry skin conditions as well as those with healthy skin to enhance and preserve the smoothness of the skin and to interrupt the dry-skin cycle. Moisturizers are generally considered safe, although skin reactions, such as allergic contact dermatitis from topical preparations may occur. Cosmetic products including moisturizers are among the main culprits of allergic contact dermatitis.

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