Contact Urticaria Due to Phenoxyethanol in an Aftershave

Dunia Lujan; Buenaventura Hernandez-Machin; Yeray Peñate; Leopoldo Borrego


Dermatitis. 2009;20(4):E10-E10. 

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Abstract and Introduction


The occurrence of pruritus immediately after application of an aftershave product is usually due to irritant contact dermatitis. We report a case of contact urticaria in a male patient, produced by an aftershave product containing phenoxyethanol.


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