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Tin: an overlooked contact sensitizer?

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Contact dermatitis
Publication Date
Volume
16
Issue
1
Pages
9–10
Identifiers
PMID: 3816217
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patch tests with metallic tin in 73 nickel-sensitive patients revealed 6 positive allergic reactions. Only 4 doubtful reactions were seen, which makes irritancy unlikely. The relevance and clinical significance of the unexpected finding deserves further evaluation.

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