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Key Points Contact dermatitis can have either an irritant or an allergic origin. Distinguishing between these entities can be informed by a careful history, including timing of onset of symptoms. Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by a delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH), or Type IV hypersensitivity, reaction to an allergen. Treatment necessitates avoidance of the allergen, and […]