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Neomycin--a frequent contact allergen.
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PMID:  8240027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The incidence of allergic contact dermatitis from neomycin evaluated in relation to 1381 verified cases of allergic contact dermatitis showed a progressive increase (5.00, 7.69, 10.18%) over a three-year period (1990-1992). Sensitivity to neomycin was investigated with special reference to possible cross-reactions between neomycin and the allergens that are commonly used in the manufacture of cosmetic products. Contact sensitivity to neomycin was found to be present with the other diagnoses, such as atopic dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, hypostasic dermatitis and psoriasis vulgaris.
J Lipozencić; V Milavec-Puretić; S Trajković
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0004-1254     ISO Abbreviation:  Arh Hig Rada Toksikol     Publication Date:  1993 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-15     Completed Date:  1993-12-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373100     Medline TA:  Arh Hig Rada Toksikol     Country:  CROATIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Medical School University of Zagreb, Croatia.
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MeSH Terms
Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / epidemiology,  etiology*
Middle Aged
Neomycin / adverse effects*
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