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If allergy is defined on the basis of antigen-antibody reaction or even broadened to include delayed hypersensitivity, there is much in dermatology that is not strictly allergic. This book begins with discussion of the immunologic basis of allergy and concludes with several chapters on dermatological subjects, some having little connection with allergy. There is repetition in the two separate chapters on eczema of the hands and eczema of the feet and in the two separate chapters on pruritus ani and pruritus vulvae. Their only association with allergy would be in some examples of contact dermatitis, and this topic is covered
Dermatologic Allergy: Immunology, Diagnosis, Management.. Ann Intern Med. ;67:226–227. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-1-226
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(1):226-227.
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