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Title: p-Phenylenediamine sensitization is more prevalent in central and southern European patch test centres than in Scandinavian: results from a multicentre study
Authors: Thyssen, Jacob Pontoppidan ×
Andersen, Klaus Ejner
Bruze, Magnus
Diepgen, Thomas
Gimenez-Arnau, Ana M
Goncalo, Margarida
Goossens, An
Le Coz, Christophe
McFadden, John
Rustemeyer, Thomas
White, Ian R
White, Jonathan M
Johansen, Jeanne Duus #
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Wiley-blackwell publishing, inc
Series Title: Contact dermatitis vol:60 issue:6 pages:314-319
Abstract: Positive patch test reactions to p-phenylenediamine (PPD) are common. PPD is used in oxidative hair dyes and is also present in dark henna temporary 'tattoos'. Cross-sensitization to other contact allergens may occur. Because subjects sensitized to PPD are at risk of clinically severe reactions upon hair dyeing, there is a need for 'current' prevalence data on PPD sensitization.
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ISSN: 0105-1873
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Dermatology
Laboratory of Dermatoimmunology (+)
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