A case of allergic contact dermatitis caused by topical hydrocortisone cream

Yong Ju Kim, Kyu Chul Hwang, Dong Soo Yu, Hae Jun Song, Chil Hwan Oh

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Abstract

Topical steroid is one of the main armaments for dermatologists, but it can cause many unwanted side effects. Allergic contact dermatitis, even if it is rare, is one of them and would fall the physician in to confusion. So it is important to consider this problem in the case of dermatitis with no or poor response to appropriate topical steroid therapy. We herein report a case of allergic contact dermatitis caused by topical hydrocortisone cream.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)506-508
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Volume42
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Apr

Keywords

  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Hydrocortisone cream

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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