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A Case of Allergic Contact Dermatitis Due to DuoDERM Extrathin®.
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PMID:  22346285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Over the past years, hydrocolloid dressings have been introduced routinely in the treatment of various types of wounds. They provide a moist environment promoting autolytic debridement, and stimulate angiogenesis. However, long-term application often leads to inflammation of the skin in the immediate area of the ulcer, causing irritant dermatitis in many cases, but sometimes also leads to contact sensitization. A 32 year-old woman burnt herself by an iron, and presented to our clinic and was treated with Duoderm extrathin®. Nine days later, she again presented with an erythematous oozing patch with edema, and allergic contact dermatitis was suspected. A patch test (TRUE test) was performed and a positive reaction to colophonium was obtained. Duoderm extrathin® contains hydrogenated rosin (colophonium) as the tackifying agent, so we could diagnose this case as allergic contact dermatitis due to the hydrogenated rosin in Duoderm extrathin®. We report another case of allergic contact dermatitis due to Duoderm extrathin® in a 32 year-old woman.
Eun Ah Suhng; Ji Yeon Byun; You Won Choi; Ki Bum Myung; Hae Young Choi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-12-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of dermatology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  2005-3894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Dermatol     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-20     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8916577     Medline TA:  Ann Dermatol     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S387-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
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