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Irritant and allergic responses as influenced by triamcinolone in patch test materials.

Authors
  • Rietschel, R L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Dermatology
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1985
Volume
121
Issue
1
Pages
68–69
Identifiers
PMID: 3966823
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

While the prior application of triamcinolone acetonide to skin does not strongly influence patch test reactions, the presence of triamcinolone in the materials used for patch testing has a profound effect. Both irritant and allergic reactions to thimerosal are consistently negated when triamcinolone acetonide is present in concentrations of 0.1% and 0.025%.

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