Feb 1, 1988

Delayed and immediate-type hypersensitivity to chlorhexidine

Contact Dermatitis
A Bergqvist-Karlsson

Abstract

A case with both contact urticaria and delayed-type contact allergy to chlorhexidine is presented. A review of the literature on hypersensitivity reactions of delayed and immediate type to this compound is given.

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Contact Urticaria
Immediate Hypersensitivity
Chlorhexidine
Anaphylaxis
Dermatitis, Allergic Contact
Contact Hypersensitivity
Urticaria
Hypersensitivity Skin Testing
Hypersensitivity
Tubulicid

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