Publications from ODREC

Mauelpillai N, Nixon R.
Allergic contact dermatitis to isocyanate.
DermNet New Zealand. March 2020.
Available at: (accessed 30 March 2020).

Manuelpillai N, Nixon R.
Contact dermatitis to nitrile.
DermNet New Zealand. March 2020.
Available at: (accessed 29 March 2020).

Fathima Ferial Ismail , Nixon RL.
Allergic contact dermatitis to triclosan-coated suture material.
Accepted for publication.

Ricciardo B, Nixon RL, Tam MM, Radic R, Ricciardo B.
Allergic contact dermatitis to Dermabond® Prineo® following elective orthopedic surgery: a case series.
Accepted, Orthopaedics 2019. 8th October 2019 (ORTHO-2019-309R1).

Felmingham C, Nixon R, Palmer A, Lee A.
Allergic contact dermatitis caused by benzoisothiazolinone in a continuous positive airway pressure mask liquid soap.
Contact Dermatitis  2019; 81:152-3.

Isaksson M, Ale I, Anderse KE,  Cannavo A, Diepgen TD, Elsner P, Goh CL, Goncalo M, Goossens A, Ljubojevic Hadzavdic S, Jerajani H, Lachapelle J-M, Young LJ, Maibach H, Matsunaga K,      McFadden  J, Nixon R, Pratt M, Puangpet P, Sasseville D, Verma K, and Bruze M.
Revised baseline series of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group.  Dermatitis; 2020 Jan 3.

Bruze M, Ale I, Andersen KE, Cannavo A, Diepgen TD, Elsner P, Goh CL, Goncalo M, Goossens A, McFadden J, Nixon R, Puangpet P, Sasseville D.
A retrospective study on contact allergy to fragrance mix II and hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde within the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group.
Accepted, Contact Dermatitis.

Felmingham C, Yip L, Tam M, Nixon RL
Allergy to sunscreen and leave-on facial products is not a likely causative mechanism in frontal fibrosing alopecia – perspective from contact allergy experts
Br J Dermatol 2019;  doi: 10.1111/bjd.18380

Felmingham C, Davenport R, Bala H, Palmer A, Nixon R.
Allergic contact dermatitis in children and proposal for an Australian Paediatric Baseline Series.
Aust J Dermatol. 2019: doi: 10.1111/ajd.13169.

Bravo E, Felmingham C, Nixon RL
Fiberglass dermatitis in a caravan manufacturer manifesting as prurigo nodularis
Contact Dermatitis. 2019;  DOI: 10.1111/cod.13333

Flury M, Cahill J, Nixon RL.
Occupational contact dermatitis caused by opioids: a case series.
Contact Dermatitis; 81: 332-5.

Bingham L, Tam MM, Palmer AM, Cahill JL, Nixon RL.
Contact dermatitis to lavender: A retrospective study from an Australian clinic.
Contact Dermatitis. 2019; 81:37-42.

Wong N, Shen S and Nixon R.
Severe allergic contact dermatitis to topical bufexamac requiring hospitalisation.
Contact Dermatitis 2018; 80:395-397

Felmingham C, Nixon R.
Skin barrier in atopic dermatitis.

Osti M, Nixon R.

Photiou L, Tam MM, Nixon R, Green J, Yip L.
The pathogenesis of frontal fibrosing alopecia.
Australas J Dermatol 2019; 60:99-104.

Flury U, Nixon R.
The methylisothiazolinone contact allergy epidemic in Australia.
Contact Dermatitis 79(3):189-191 . 10.1111/cod.13305

Harris A, Saikal S, Scurry J, Relic J, Nixon RL, Chee P.
Severe cutaneous eruptions following the topical use of preparations containing bufexamac: is it time to reconsider its registration by the Therapeutics Goods Agency in Australia?
Australas J Dermatol. 2019; 60:53-56.

Nixon RL, Higgins CL, Maor D, Bala HR, Lalji A, Heim K.
Does clinical testing support the current guidance definition of prolonged contact for nickel allergy?
Contact Dermatitis 79:356-64.

Keegel T and Nixon R.
Wet work and healthcare workers: Use of hand disinfectants not associated with self-reported eczema.
Commentary, Br J Dermatol 178: 324-5.

Lee S, Maor D, Palmer A, Nixon R.
Declining allergic contact dermatitis from tosylamide formaldehyde resin in nail polish.
Contact Dermatitis. 2018; 79:184-5.

Vu M, Toholka R, Cahill J, Nixon R.
A case of immediate hypersensitivity to chlorhexidine.
Australas J Dermatol 2018; 59:55-56.

Bala HR, Pan Y, Nixon RL.
The dangers of non-medical laser therapy for pigmented lesions.
Med J Aust Mar 20 2017, 206(5) p229

Agner T, Nixon R.
Hand eczema should be taken seriously.
Commentary, Br J Dermatol  176(4) p854-855

Adler N, Bala HR, Nixon RL.
The Rutherglen bug: an agricultural pest and a novel biting culprit.                  Australas J Dermatol 2017; 58: 245-6.

Higgins CL, Palmer AM, Cahill JL, Nixon RL.
Occupational skin disease among Australian healthcare workers: a retrospective analysis from an occupational dermatology clinic,
1993-2014. Contact Dermatitis 2016; 75:213-22.

Pongpairoj K, Ale I, Andersen K, Bruze M, Diepgen T, Elsner PU, Gog CL, Goossens A, Jerajani H, Lachapelle J-M, Lee J-Y, Maibach HI, Matsunaga K, Nixon R, Puangpet P, Sasseville D, Thaiwat S.
Proposed ICDRG Classification of the Clinical Presentation of Allergic Contact Dermatitis.
Dermatitis 2016; 27: 248-258.

Bala H, Nixon RL.
Periocular dermatitis. Published dermatitis

Tizi S and Nixon RL. Patch testing in Australia: Is it adequate? Australas J Dermatol 2016; 57:192-8.

Brared Christensson J, Karlberg AT, Andersen K, Bruze M, Johansen JD, Garcia-Bravo B, Gimenez Arnau A, Goh CL, Nixon R, White I.
Oxidised limonene and oxidised linalool- concomitant contact allergy to common fragrance terpenes.
Contact Dermatitis 2016; 74: 273-80.

Higgins CL, Rosemary L Nixon
Periorbital allergic contact dermatitis caused by lanolin in a lubricating eye ointment.
Australas J Dermatol 2016; 57: 68-78.

Higgins C, Nixon R. Facial allergic contact dermatitis without hand Dermatitis from disposable latex gloves
Contact Dermatitis 2016; 74: 246-25

Rodrigues MA, Gamboni SE, Cousins VC, Nixon R.
Hearing loss caused by imiquimod used for treatment of Bowen’s disease.
Australas J Dermatol 57:323-4.

Swan B, Higgins C, Tam M, Nixon, R.
Allergic contact dermatitis to substitute hair dyes in a patient  allergic to para-phenylenediamine: pure henna, black tea and indigo powder.
Australas J Dermatol  2016; 57:219-22.

Lolatgis H, Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to epoxy resin in paint following exposure in a recreational setting.
Australas J Dermatol 2015; 56: 312-3.

Isaksson I, Ale I, Andersen K, Diepgen T, Elsner P, Goosens A, Goh CL, Jerajani H, Maibach H,Matsunaga K, McFadden J, Nixon R, Sasseville D, Bruxe M.
Multicenter patch testing with a resol resin based on phenol and formaldehyde within the International Contact dermatitis Research Group.
Dermatitis 2015; 26: 230-4.

Higgins C, Nixon R.
Disposable nitrile gloves protect hairdressers from systemic exposure to paratoluenediamine (commentary)
Occupational and Environmental Medicine 73: 219-20.

Keegel T, McFarlane, Driscoll T, Nixon R.
Use of antiseptic hand rubs in the health and community services industry: an Australian population-based survey.
Contact Dermatitis 2015; 73:157-62.

Qunyh V L and Nixon R.
The rising trend in allergic contact dermatitis to acrylic nail products.
Australas J Dermatol 2015; 56: 221-3.

Toholka R, Wang Y-S, Palmer A, Nixon R.
The first Australian Baseline Series: Recommendations for patch testing in suspected contact dermatitis.
Australas J Dermatol 2015; 56: 107-15

Sorenen JA, Clemensen KK, Nixon RL, Diepgen TL and Agner T.
Tobacco smoking and hand eczema- is there an association?
Contact Dermatitis 2015;73:326-335.

Cahill, JL, Williams JD, Matheson MC, Palmer AM, Burgess JA, Dharmage SC, Nixon RL.
Occupational skin disease in Victoria, Australia.
Australas J Dermatol 2016; 57: 108-114.

Meani RE, Nixon RL.
Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia caused by allergic contact dermatitis to  grevillea Robyn Gordon.
Australas J Dermatol epub 2015; 14 June, DOI:10.1111/ajd 12358

Meani R, Nixon R.
Allergic contact dermatitis caused by ranitidine hydrochloride in a  veterinary product.
Contact Dermatitis 2015; 73: 125-6.

Higgins C, Cahill J, Nixon R.
A new stonemasonry surface adhesive causing occupational allergic contact dermatitis to methyl methacrylate.
Contact Dermatitis 2015; 73:121-3.

Higgins C, Palmer A, Nixon R.
Allergic contact dermatitis to lanolin in an ocular lubricant gel.
Australas J Dermatol 2015; doi: 10.1111/ajd.12426.

Higgins C, Palmer A, Nixon R.
Eucalyptus oil: contact allergy and safety.
Contact Dermatitis 2015;72: 344-6.

Palmer M, Nixon R.
Polysensitisation in a laboratory scientist associated with allergic contact  dermatitis to methyl isothiozolinone in skin cleansers
Australas J Dermatol 2015 56: 56-8.

Assarian Z, Nixon R.
Protein contact dermatitis caused by lime in a pastry chef.
Contact Dermatitis 2015; 73: 54-6.

Maor D and Nixon R. Allergic contact dermatitis to ethylchloroisothiazolinone in cooling tower technicians.
Dermatitis; 2015 Jan-Feb;26(1):62-4.

Diepgen TL, Andersen KE, Chosidow O, Coenraads P, Elsner P. English J, Fartasch, Gimenez-Arnau A, Nixon R, Sasseville D, Agner T.
Guidelines for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of hand eczema
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2015;13 pe1-22 Short version: J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2015; 13:77-85

Wong C, Gamboni S, Palmer A, Nixon R.
Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from cement: estimating the size of the problem in Australia.
Australas J Dermatol 2015;56:290-293.

Verma A, Tam N, Nixon R. Pustular allergic contact dermatitis caused by fragrances
Contact Dermatitis 2015; 72: 245-8.

Wong C, Liu W, Gies P, Nixon R.
Think UV not heat.
Australas J Dermatol 2015; 56:275-278.