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Contact Dermatitis. 1986 Nov;15(5):278-81.

Contact sensitivity to aluminium.


Contact sensitivity to aluminium is extremely rare. Sensitization occurs during continuous application of aluminium containing antiperspirants or by aluminium adjuvants in vaccines and pollen extracts. Two types of reaction pattern are known: persistent granuloma at the injection site and recurrent eczema. We report a patient with a positive patch test reaction to Al (OH)3, who had been sensitized by aluminium adsorbed triple vaccine, Previous reports are reviewed.

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