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.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Korean Journal of Dermatology|
|Publication status||Published - 2004 Apr 1|
- Allergic contact dermatitis
- Hearing aid
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