By (author) Rietschel, Robert L.; By (author) Fowler, Joseph M.
Since its introduction in 1967, "Alexander Fisher's Contact Dermatitis" has been the one essential text for dermatologists who see patients with contact dermatitis. The sixth edition is written for the third time by Robert L. Rietschel and Joseph F. Fowler. An encyclopedic reference that discusses all aspects of contact dermatitis, the updated edition will feature a full color atlas section as well as color images for the first time. The 6th edition provides updates on the following sections: statistics and sources of rubber allergy; allergy to plastic chemicals, especially epoxies and acrylics; textile dyes and permanent press allergy; photo dermatitis; allergy to newer preservatives and other ingredients in skin and hair care products and cosmetics such as cocamidopropyl betaine, emulsifiers, methyldibromoglutaronitrile; metal allergy especially gold, nickel, rare metal allergy and allergy to dental materials, cardiovascular and orthopedic implants; allergic cheilitis; and, oral lichen planus caused by metals, acrylics.