Definitions for "Contact dermatitis"
an acute or chronic skin reaction to a allergen
An inflammatory skin disease caused by touching a chemical irritant or allergen (allergic contact dermatitis), such as certain metals, perfumed skin products or washing powders. The response to any of these is an individual one.
A type of immune-mediated inflammatory skin rash that results from an allergy to a particular substance (example metal, poison ivy, lanolin, etc)