Allergic contact dermatitis caused by a hearing aid

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

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Abstract

There are many underlying diseases which cause chronic otitis externa, including contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, dermatophytosis and so on. Allergic contact dermatitis caused by a hearing aid is a rare condition, but it is important because the patient would have difficulties in hearing without use the of a hearing aid. We herein report a case of allergic contact dermatitis caused by a hearing aid, which has been diagnosed by patch tests, along with the review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)509-511
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Volume42
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Apr

Keywords

  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Hearing aid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    Kim, Y. J., Hwang, K. C., Yu, D. S., Song, H. J., & Oh, C. H. (2004). Allergic contact dermatitis caused by a hearing aid. Korean Journal of Dermatology, 42(4), 509-511.