Erythema multiforme due to contact with laurel oil

G. I. Athanasiadis, F. Pfab, A. Klein, M. Braun-Falco, J. Ring, M. Ollert*

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Abstract

Erythema multiforme is a relatively common skin disorder. The best known cause is herpes simplex virus infection. We report the first case of erythema multiforme due to contact with laurel oil. The diagnosis was confirmed by the positive patch test to laurel oil, the histopathological studies of the lesions and the histopathological studies of the positive patch test to laurel oil.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-118
Number of pages3
JournalContact Dermatitis
Volume57
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Contact dermatitis
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Laurel oil

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