Contradictory results following patch testing with Finn Chambers

  title={Contradictory results following patch testing with Finn Chambers},
  author={O. Hammersh{\o}y},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
with Naphtha soap, betamethasone and Neosporin ointment. Apart from this, she had had no dermatologic illness and had not received topical steroids on a regular or routine basis. After an initial reaction to injected Kenalog, she displayed positive patch tests to multiple steroid creams. Comparison of the ingredients of each of these medications revealed that a given filler or preservative is present in one or two of the creams, and not in all of them; the simplest explanation is that the… Expand
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24 and 48 h allergen exposure in patch testing
Patch test reactions to 11 common contact allergens were studied after 24 h and 48 h occlusion with Finn Chambers in 390 patients, finding more positive allergic and toxic reactions than nickel sulphate tested in parallel with 48 h exposure. Expand


Contact dermatitis due to multiple corticosteroid creams.
A patient was allergic to the corticosteroids halcinonide, fluocinonide, desonide, and triamcinolone acetonide. She also was allergic to ethylendiamine hydrochloride, neomycin, thimerosal,Expand
Behaviour of contact allergy and new sensitivities on subsequent patch tests *
Patch tests repeated one or more times over periods of up to 3 years in 208 subjects with allergic contact dermatitis produced evidence of persistent specific sensitivities in almost 50% of cases. InExpand
retesting 309 patients that one-fourth of sensitivities had disappeared, one-fourth had developed "new" sensitivity and 50 % showed persistence of the same sensitivities. Three patients
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