Studies in patients with corticosteroid contact allergy. Understanding cross-reactivity among different steroids.

@article{Lepoittevin1995StudiesIP,
  title={Studies in patients with corticosteroid contact allergy. Understanding cross-reactivity among different steroids.},
  author={J. P. Lepoittevin and J. Drieghe and A. Dooms-Goossens},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={1995},
  volume={131 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND DESIGN Most corticosteroid-allergic patients react to several corticosteroids. Irrefutable proof for the existence of cross-reactions is provided by reactions to substances to which the patient has never been exposed. Four groups of cross-reactions have been proposed, and our own observations support this. However, we have found that budesonide, in particular, tends to be involved not only in cross-reactions with corticosteroids of its own group (group B) but also with those of… CONTINUE READING

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