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Dermatitis—Causes and Treatments—Reference Documents
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Schalock, P. 2006. Dermatitis: Itching and noninfectious rashes: Merck Manual Home Edition. URL: http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec18/ch203/ch203c.html (accessed 03/16/2008).

MayoClinic.com. Dermatitis—eczema. URL: http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/dermatitis-eczema?DS00339 (accessed 03/16/2008).

Tran, M. Contact dermatitis. 2001. Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. URL: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g2603/is_0002?ai_2603000297 (accessed 03/16/2008).

Greene, A. 2002. Contact dermatitis. Allergy care guide. URL: http://www.drgreene.org/body.cfm?id=21&action=detail&ref=1257 (accessed 03/16/2008).

MedicineNet.com. 2005. Atopic dermatitis. URL: http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=353&pf=3&page=1 (accessed 03/16/2008).

Lehrer, M. 2006. Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia: Contact dermatitis. URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000869.htm (accessed 03/16/2008).

International Food Information Council Foundation. 2007 Understanding food allergies. URL: http://www.ific.org/publications/brochures/allergybroch.cfm (accessed 03/16/2008).

Weston, S., et al. 2005 Effects of probiotic on atopic dermatitis: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90 (9),892—897. URL (log-in required): http://adc/bmj.cgi/content/abstract/90/9/892 (accessed 03/16/2008).

Louden, K. 2007. Lactobacillus digestive aid may speed relief of atopic dermatitis symptoms. Society for Pediatric Dermatology 33rd Annual Meeting: Poster 24. Presented July 13—14, 2007. URL (log-in required): http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/560291 (accessed 03/16/2008).

Consumer Guide. [No date.] Alternative medicines for dermatitis. URL: http://health.howstuffworks.com/alternative-medicines-for-dermatitis.htm (accessed 03/16/2008).

Latchman, Y., et al. 1994. The efficacy of traditional Chinese herbal therapy in atopic eczema. Int. Arch. Allergy Immunol., 104, 222—226.

Sheehan, M., & Atherton, D. 1992. A controlled trial of Traditional Chinese Medicinal plants in widespread non-exudative atopic eczema. Br. J. Dermatol., 340, 13—17.

Koo, J., & Arain, S. 1998. Traditional Chinese Medicine for the treatment of dermatologic disorders. Arch. Dermatol., 134, 1388—1393.

Uehara, M., et al. 2001. A trial of oolong tea in the management of recalcitrant atopic dermatitis. Arch. Dermatol., 137, 42—43. URL: http://archderm.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/137/1/42 (accessed 03/18/2008).

EczemaNet. 2007. Medication: Coal tar. URL: http://www.skincarephysicians.com/eczemanet/coal_tar.html (accessed 03/18/2008).

Gehring, W., et al. 1999. Effect of topically applied evening primrose oil on epidermal barrier function in atopic dermatitis as a function of vehicle. Arzneimittelforschung, 49 (7), 635—642. URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/pubmed/10442214 (accessed 03/18/2008).

Callaghan, T. 1967. The effect of folic acid on seborrheic dermatitis. Cutis, 3, 583—588.

PeaceHealth. 2007. Seborrheic dermatitis [alternative medicine]. URL: http://www.peacehealth.org/kbase/cam/hn-1271009.htm (accessed 03/16/2008).

Wright, S. 1985. Atopic dermatitis and essential fatty acids: a biochemical basis for atopy? Acta Derm. Venereol. (Stockh.), Suppl. 114, 143—145.

Williams, H. 2003. Evening primrose oil for atopic dermatitis: Time to say goodnight. Editorial. BMJ, 327, 1358—1359.URL:  http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/327/7428/1358 (accessed 03/18/2008).

EczemaNet. 2007. Complementary therapies applied to the skin. URL: http://www.skincarephysicians.com/eczemanet/applied_therapies.html. (accessed 03/18/2008).



Principal Authors: DermaHarmony Editorial Staff
Date of Publication: 03/20/2008
Updated: 10/19/2010