The Effect of Softener in Polyester Textile Fibers to the Pruritus Response and Erythema with Atopic Dermatitis Patients
American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Volume 5, Issue 6, November 2017, Pages: 186-189
Received: Feb. 21, 2017;
Accepted: Mar. 4, 2017;
Published: Sep. 25, 2017
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Rahmat Hidayat, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical Faculty, Hasanudin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Alwi Andi Mappiasse, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical Faculty, Hasanudin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Farida Tabri, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical Faculty, Hasanudin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Yohanes Widodo, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical Faculty, Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Firdaus Hamid, Department of Microbiology, Medical Faculty, Hasanudin University, Makassar, Indonesia
Raden Satriono, Department of Pediatric, Medical Faculty, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
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Atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin disease that most commonly occurs in children. This study aimed to assess the effective of softener on polyester textile material on the pruritus degree and erythema of patients with atopic dermatitis. The research was conducted at Senior High School 17 of Makassar. The method used was clinical test with experimental design to determine the role of softener on pruritus response of patients with atopic dermatitis. The sample consisted of 50 people given fabric softener material on the right and without softener on the left arms. Two hours and twenty four hours later the degree of pruritus and erythema was measured. The results of the research indicate that the use of softener on polyester textile increases the degree of pruritus and erythema.
Atopic Dermatitis, Erythema, Pruritus, Softener
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Alwi Andi Mappiasse,
The Effect of Softener in Polyester Textile Fibers to the Pruritus Response and Erythema with Atopic Dermatitis Patients, American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.
Vol. 5, No. 6,
2017, pp. 186-189.
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