Persistent allergic contact dermatitis to plastic toilet seats

Sara Heilig, David R. Adams, Andrea L. Zaenglein

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Allergic contact dermatitis to various components of toilet seats is being recognized and reported with increasing frequency. This report details the case of an young girl who was found to be allergic to plastic found in both a toilet seat and a school chair. It highlights particular problems with patch testing young children and the difficulty in confirming allergy to plastics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)587-590
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric dermatology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology


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