Patch tests in children with suspected allergic contact dermatitis: a prospective study and review of the literature.

@article{Spek2009PatchTI,
  title={Patch tests in children with suspected allergic contact dermatitis: a prospective study and review of the literature.},
  author={Flora B de Waard-van der Spek and Arnold Pieter Oranje},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={218 2},
  pages={119-25}
}
AIMS The results of patch testing in children visiting our out-patient clinic with suspected allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) were prospectively investigated and compared with those reported in the literature. A review of the literature on patch testing and ACD in children is provided. METHODS Children were patch tested using the TRUE test, supplemented with tixocortol-17-pivalate, budesonide and 3 commonly used emollients. Supplementary patch tests were undertaken on indication. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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