Allergic contact dermatitis from cigarettes.

  title={Allergic contact dermatitis from cigarettes.},
  author={Zoey R Glick and Nazanin Saedi and Alison Ehrlich},
  journal={Dermatitis : contact, atopic, occupational, drug},
  volume={20 1},
Cigarettes are widely known to contain potent carcinogens, and their smoke contributes to many chronic and potentially fatal diseases. Cigarettes may also represent an underreported and underrecognized cause of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Potential allergens from cigarettes can be found in the filters, paper, and tobacco. This article reviews the current literature on ACD from cigarettes to understand the clinical manifestation of ACD from cigarettes, to recognize components in… CONTINUE READING