1975
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.111.5.593
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Allergic contact dermatitis to underwear elastic. Chemically transformed by laundry bleach

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“…5 Jordan et al, found strong positive reactions to undergarment material washed with sodium hypochlorite having sharply demarcated dermatitis along the undergarment suggestive of contact sensitization, as in our patient. 6 It is important to recognize that contact dermatitis to undergarments may mimic tinea cruris and frictional dermatoses which may have similar distribution pattern of lesions. Therefore, identifying the cause of dermatitis and removing the offending agent is important to mange such patients.…”
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“…5 Jordan et al, found strong positive reactions to undergarment material washed with sodium hypochlorite having sharply demarcated dermatitis along the undergarment suggestive of contact sensitization, as in our patient. 6 It is important to recognize that contact dermatitis to undergarments may mimic tinea cruris and frictional dermatoses which may have similar distribution pattern of lesions. Therefore, identifying the cause of dermatitis and removing the offending agent is important to mange such patients.…”
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“…All these patients showed a strong positive reaction to oleoresin and two of these patients also had a positive patch test reaction to patient material, similar to our patient 5 . Jordan et al, found strong positive reactions to undergarment material washed with sodium hypochlorite having sharply demarcated dermatitis along the undergarment suggestive of contact sensitization, as in our patient 6 …”
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“…Extensive searching for a source of less-costly inner-layer wet wrap garments accessible to a hospital-supply system yields only clothing containing dye, metal (e.g. snaps or hooks) and elastic, which are amongst the most common allergens in the pediatric population 2,3,4 Commercially available "sauna suits" can serve as an occlusive outer layer for adults, but are not available in sizes to fit infants and children.…”
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