Key clinical point: Fragrances, metals, and preservatives are top allergens in children.
Major finding: The three most common allergens were hydroperoxides of linalool (22%), nickel sulfate (19%), and methylisothiazolinone (17%).
Study details: A multicenter study of 218 patients under age 18 who were referred for evaluation of allergic contact dermatitis.
Disclosures: The researchers reported having no financial disclosures.
FROM SPD 2020
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Negative Patch Test Patients Share Distinct Traits, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2019 Jan 10; Warshaw, et al
Nickel Allergy: Significant Rise in North America, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Oct 17; Warshaw, et al
Farm Living Inversely Linked with Skin Allergy, Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol; ePub 2018 Apr 6, Patel, et al