Allergic contact dermatitis caused by Helichrysum italicum contained in an emollient cream

@article{Foti2013AllergicCD,
  title={Allergic contact dermatitis caused by Helichrysum italicum contained in an emollient cream},
  author={Caterina Foti and Stefania Guida and Annarita Antelmi and Paolo Romita and Monica Corazza},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={2013},
  volume={69}
}
A 69-year-old non-atopic woman presented with eczematous lesions on her legs, trunk, and upper limbs. [] Key Method She was treated with topical corticosteroids (mometasone furoate) with a once-daily application for 2 weeks, and instructed to avoid further contact with the suspected topical product. Three months after the complete resolution of the lesions, she was patch tested with the Italian Society of Allergological, Occupational and Environmental
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