Contact eczema

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Medical Definition of Contact eczema

Contact eczema: A localized reaction that includes redness, itching, and burning where the skin has come into contact with an allergen (an allergy-causing substance) or with an irritant such as an acid, a cleaning agent or another chemical.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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