K Thörneby-Andersson

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Allergic contact dermatitis from esters of fumaric acid or esters of maleic acid is rare. The case of a chemist with allergic reactions to esters both of fumaric acid and of maleic acid is presented. Extremely high sensitivity of the patient to diethyl fumarate was noted. The formation of identical complete antigens from esters of these two cis-trans(More)
Exposure of the skin to certain phenols or catechols such as 4-tert-butylphenol (TBP) and 4-tert-butylcatechol (TBC) may cause leukoderma. These substances are used in the polymer industry and numerous cases have been reported. Several theories of the mechanism for chemical leukoderma have been suggested. In the present study, TBP and TBC are shown to be(More)
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