Contact dermatitis to topical acne drugs: a review of the literature

@article{Foti2015ContactDT,
  title={Contact dermatitis to topical acne drugs: a review of the literature},
  author={Caterina Foti and Paolo Romita and Alessandro Borghi and Gianni D. Angelini and Domenico Bonamonte and Monica Corazza},
  journal={Dermatologic Therapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={28}
}
Acne vulgaris is a chronic dermatological disorder that affects the majority of teenagers in the Western world. Topical therapy is widely used to treat mild‐moderate acne and is known as well‐tolerated thanks to its low systemic toxicity, although associated to skin adverse effects. Acne seems to be associated also to an intrinsic alteration of the epidermal barrier, regarding both the upper and the follicular stratum corneum that promotes the onset of such local side effects. The commonest one… 

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This patient’s contact dermatitis developed following the application of emollients to treat xerosis caused by isotretinoin therapy in an atopic individual.

Allergic contact angioedema to benzoyl peroxide

Factors that suggested an association between the severe angioedematous reaction and BP topical application include the strong reaction to BP in the patch‐test, the temporal relationship, the complete resolution of symptoms after the drug was withdrawn and the absence of other identified explanations.

Allergic contact dermatitis from benzoyl peroxide transferred by a loving son

A 39-year-old woman with a personal history of jewellery intolerance reported episodes of erythemato-vesicular pruritic plaques over her face, especially on the malar areas, for the last 2 months, and a diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis due to benzoyl peroxide was made.

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  • Medicine, Biology
    Archives of dermatology
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A case of contact dermatitis that was due to 1% clindamycin hydrochloride solution is described, which means a 33-year-old woman was seen on March 7, 1977, because of excoriated, pruritic acne lesions that involved her face.

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The epidermal barrier impairments that have been associated with oral isotretinoin are reviewed along with clinical implications and strategies to mitigate the altered effects of epidersmal barrier functions are reviewed.

Contact dermatitis in patients with leg ulcers

The incidence of contact allergy to 63 substances, including active principles and excipients used in n variety of topical preparations, has been studied by patch testing in 306 patients being

Allergic contact dermatitis from spironolactone

Tests with the constituents of the cream confirmed an allergic contact reaction to spironolactone, and a 30-year-old woman presented with acute facial dermatitis after the use of Spiroderm® cream for acne vulgaris.

Contact allergy to erythromycin

There was an excellent response to combined oral and topical metronidazole, and oral therapy was stopped on day 20, and the dermatosis gradually cleared within the next month.

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