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Contact Dermatitis. 2018 Dec 24. doi: 10.1111/cod.13206. [Epub ahead of print]

Allergic Contact Dermatitis due to VenaSeal Tissue Adhesive.

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Department of Adult Allergy, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom.

Abstract

VenaSeal (Medtronic, Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a medical tissue adhesive containing n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate, injected endovenously for the treatment of varicose veins and venous incompetence1 . Allergic contact dermatitis to cyanoacrylate based medical adhesives has been frequently described in the literature2 , with Dermabond being commonly implicated in numerous cases of tissue adhesive contact hypersensitivity3,4 . Here we describe a novel case of allergic contact dermatitis due to VenaSeal following surgical intervention for venous competence This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

KEYWORDS:

Allergic contact dermatitis; Case report; Cyanoacrylate; Patch testing

PMID:
30582174
DOI:
10.1111/cod.13206

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