Allergic reaction to phenyl dimethicone in a sunscreen.

@article{Edwards1984AllergicRT,
  title={Allergic reaction to phenyl dimethicone in a sunscreen.},
  author={E. K. Edwards},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={1984},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={
          575-6
        }
}
To the Editor.— Allergic reactions to silicone and its polymers are rare. A review of the literature failed to disclose any reports of this occurrence. We describe a case of allergic contact dermatitis to phenyl dimethicone in a sunscreen preparation. Report of a Case.— A 64-year-old woman was seen for a contact dermatitis. The patient had been in excellent health and denied the use of any medications. Approximately four weeks before the onset of the eruption, she had begun using a commercial… Expand

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