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Dermatitis. 2007 Dec;18(4):221-4.

Allergic contact cheilitis from benzophenone-3 in lip balm and fragrance/flavorings.

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Department of Dermatology, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Abstract

Benzophenones are the most frequent cause of sunscreen allergy. Photoallergic and nonphotoallergic reactions may occur. We present a patient with allergic contact dermatitis of the lips from benzophenone-3 in a lip balm and fragrance/flavorings.

PMID:
18021603
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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