Allergic contact dermatitis from phenylephrine in a rectal ointment

@article{Wilkinson1993AllergicCD,
  title={Allergic contact dermatitis from phenylephrine in a rectal ointment},
  author={S. M. Wilkinson and T. Kingston and M. Beck},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={1993},
  volume={29}
}
Euxyl® K 400 is a broad-spectrum preservative used predominantly in cosmetics. It has been marketed in Europe since 1985 (1) and its frequency of sensitization was 1.2% (1), 2% (2) and 0.5% (3), respectively, in 2 Italian and 1 Dutch series. Reports of dermatitis affecting the face (1), eyelids (4), hands (1), perianal area (3) and more widely (1) have been made. In 1 series, the majority of sensitized patients had perianal dermatitis from moist toilet paper (3). The main constituent (80%) of… Expand
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