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Contact Dermatitis. 2007 Feb;56(2):119-20.

Allergic contact dermatitis to hydrolyzed wheat protein in a cosmetic cream.

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Department of Occupational Dermatology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Wales, UK.


Hydrolyzed wheat protein is used as an additive in several cosmetic products. We present a case of contact allergy to hydrolyzed wheat protein found in a cosmetic cream and highlight this additive is a potential allergen.

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