Contact urticaria developed in a patient after topical application of paraben-containing compounds. Positive open patch test results and a positive passive transfer (Prausnitz-Küstner reaction) test demonstrated an immunologic mechanism for the patient's skin reaction. The importance of parabens to contact urticaria is described.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Archives of Dermatology|
|State||Published - Oct 1979|
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