Toxicology of Skin

Toxicology of Skin

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Toxic injury to the skin in the general population, and particularly in western populations, is on the increase. This is partly due to the expanding number of natural and man-made chemicals present in our everyday environment. The need for a thorough understanding of the skin, and the mechanisms of toxicity therein, has never been more pressing. This benchmark volume provides the latest findings in skin toxicology in one definitive source, and it could not be more timely. Toxicology of the Skin is part of the highly acclaimed Target Organ Toxicology Series-a leading series of reviews written and edited by a panel of internationally renowned experts in their respective fields. Dermatologists and toxicology specialists will find this text indispensable.... (Ghadially, 1998). Physiological states, like hormonal changes at menopause, may affect the local conditions ... The threshold for acute irritancy, defined as the lowest concentration of SLS, did not differ with skin type. This was shown on 110 anbsp;...

Title:Toxicology of Skin
Author:Howard I. Maibach
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-03-15


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