course 1 : the skin

The Mechanisms of Contact Allergy (2)

The Mechanisms of Contact Allergy (2)

Following an attack of eczema, if contact with the allergen is eliminated, the skin will heal (3). The organism retains a durable trace of this episode (immunological memory). If new contact is made with the substance in question (4) the skin will react within a few hours with a new attack of eczema stronger than the previous one (5).

The itching is now intense and oozing and scab formation are frequent.

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