What is it about?
This is the first published report detailing the development of an allergic contact skin reaction to a wound care dressing that was found to contain a preservative and cleaning agents that would not be expected to be in such a product
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Why is it important?
This provides another example to alert health care practitioners and patients to the possibility of allergic skin reactions to wound care products
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This page is a summary of: Polyhexamethylene biguanide and alkyl glucosides: unexpected allergens in an antimicrobial foam dressing, Contact Dermatitis, November 2017, Wiley,
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