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Combined allergy to human seminal plasma and latex: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8156779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case is reported of a young atopic woman with combined Type I and possible Type IV allergy to human seminal plasma, as well as Type-I allergy to latex. Clinical symptoms were swelling and a burning sensation on the vulva and in the vulvovaginal area during or after coitus, followed by vesiculation, lichenification and the development of generalized eczema. Diagnosis was confirmed by investigation (RAST, prick testing, histology). Literature on the subject is reviewed.
B Kint; H Degreef; A Dooms-Goossens
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Contact dermatitis     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0105-1873     ISO Abbreviation:  Contact Derm.     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-05-19     Completed Date:  1994-05-19     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7604950     Medline TA:  Contact Dermatitis     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Research (Dermatology), University Hospital, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / etiology*
Dermatitis, Contact / etiology*
Eczema / etiology,  immunology
Latex / adverse effects*
Semen / immunology*
Vulvar Diseases / etiology*,  immunology
Vulvovaginitis / etiology,  immunology
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