Contact dermatitis from cetostearyl alcohol

  title={Contact dermatitis from cetostearyl alcohol},
  author={Marius Rademaker and B Wood and Deborah Greig},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
Emulsifiers are an uncommon cause of allergic contact dermatitis. Five cases of allergic contact dermatitis to cetostearyl alcohol are presented. In all five cases, multiple positive reactions to other allergens were present, usually topical corticosteroid creams. 

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