Perimenstrual dermatitis secondary to a copper-containing intrauterine contraceptive device.

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Although allergic reactions to copper are rare, skin disorders may appear or worsen during the perimenstrual period. This paper presents the case of a 41-year-old user of a copper-containing IUD who presented with a history of recurrent, self-healing skin eruption associated with abdominal pain. The eruption followed a cyclical pattern, appearing 3-7 days… (More)

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@article{Pujol1998PerimenstrualDS, title={Perimenstrual dermatitis secondary to a copper-containing intrauterine contraceptive device.}, author={Ram{\'o}n Pujol and Luca Randazzo and Juan Jos{\'e} Miralles and Agust{\'i}n Alomar}, journal={Contact dermatitis}, year={1998}, volume={38 5}, pages={288} }