ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM METHYLCHLORO- AND METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE IN A WATER BED?

  • Alix Vandevenne Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Ana Goossens Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Evelyne Verreycken Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Esther Lissens Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Abstract

We here report a case of a severe generalized allergic contact dermatitis from contact with the surface of a water bed which happened to be contaminated with the water inside that had been treated with the biocide mixture of methylchloro- and methylisothiazolinone.

KEYWORDS – Dermatitis, Allergic Contact; Thiazoles.

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Vandevenne, A., Goossens, A., Verreycken, E., & Lissens, E. (1). ALLERGIC CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM METHYLCHLORO- AND METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE IN A WATER BED?. Journal of the Portuguese Society of Dermatology and Venereology, 70(2), 223. https://doi.org/10.29021/spdv.70.2.30
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