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What causes contact dermatitis with metal? (metal allergy)?

im interested in knowing what happens to the skin cells when metal comes in contact with them. do they explode? have an autoimmune attack? what causes the rash to form at the site? cells must destroy themselves to make a bloody, itchy rash. so, what causes their self destruction? do their lysosomes play a part in it?

PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY KNOW MEDICAL PLEASE. THANKS :)

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  • 1 decade ago
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    nickelinstitute.org/index

    it takes pages to explain.

    the skin cells becme inflamed and histamine is released causing itching.

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