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Allergic contact dermatitis from cetearyl alcohol in Thrombocid® ointment

  • Author(s): Armengot-Carbo, Miquel Armengot-Carbo1
  • Rodríguez-Serna, Mercedes
  • Taberner-Bonastre, Pilar
  • Miquel-Miquel, Javier
  • et al.
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Abstract

Thrombocid® ointment (Lacer, Barcelona, Spain) is widely used in Spain and other countries for varicose veins and 22 hematomas. To our knowledge, there are no reported cases of allergic contact dermatitis following its use. Herein we present 23 two cases of allergic contact dermatitis to Thrombocid® ointment, owing to cetearyl alcohol.

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