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Contact Dermatitis. 2018 Dec;79(6):331-335. doi: 10.1111/cod.13120. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Allergic contact dermatitis caused by medical devices for diabetes patients: A review.

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1
Department of Dermatology, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.
2
Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Abstract

Allergic contact dermatitis caused by medical devices for diabetes patients has been increasingly described in the literature in the last few years. This article reviews the cases of allergic contact dermatitis caused by insulin pumps and glucose sensors reported since the 1970s, the culprit allergen(s), the results of patch tests and/or chromatographic analysis, and preventive measures.

KEYWORDS:

acrylate; allergic contact dermatitis; continuous glucose monitoring; cyanoacrylate; diabetes; insulin pump; isobornyl acrylate; medical devices

PMID:
30264920
DOI:
10.1111/cod.13120
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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