Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is a skin disorder caused by a variety of agents that an athlete may be exposed to during practice or competition. Items such as equipment, local factors on the playing field, and even topical medications in the training room have all been described as potential triggers of this condition. ACD affects all calibers of athletes in all types of sports. Identifying this uncomfortable and debilitating rash, treating it appropriately, and helping to prevent its recurrence is the duty of ...

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