Contact allergens in persons with leg ulcers: a Canadian study in contact sensitization.

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Individuals with chronic leg ulcers often develop contact allergic reactions to topical preparations used to treat their wounds and the surrounding skin. The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of positive patch test responses to common allergens in patients with leg ulcers or venous disease. A case series of 100 consecutive, consenting… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1534734608322608

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@article{Smart2008ContactAI, title={Contact allergens in persons with leg ulcers: a Canadian study in contact sensitization.}, author={Victoria Smart and Afs{\'a}neh Alavi and Pat Coutts and Marjorie Fierheller and Sunita Coelho and D Linn Holness and R Gary Sibbald}, journal={The international journal of lower extremity wounds}, year={2008}, volume={7 3}, pages={120-5} }