• Consider age, available space in pediatric allergic contact dermatitis patch testing

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Practitioners should take patient age, available space for the patch and allergy frequency into consideration when determining the best option for pediatric patch testing for allergies, according to a research letter.
    “Allergic contact dermatitis is reported to occur in 15% to 25% of the pediatric population, although which allergens to patch test given space limitations is still debated,” Reid W. Collis, BSMAS, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues wrote in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. “Expanded series patch
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