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Luftbåren allergisk kontakteksem

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Morten Schjørring Opstrup
Dermatologisk Afdeling, Sjællands Universitetshospital Roskilde

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V01190054

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Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V01190054

Morten Schjørring Opstrup:

Airborne allergic contact dermatitis

Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V01190054

In this case report, a 25-year-old woman presented with contact dermatitis caused by airborne exposure to isothiazolinones in paints. Allergic contact dermatitis is most frequently caused by direct contact with a product containing an allergen. However, in rare cases, allergic contact dermatitis can be caused by airborne exposure to an allergen. This report highlights the importance of considering airborne exposure in patients with unexplained dermatitis.

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