Shock Treatment: Swimming Pool Contact Dermatitis
Article first published online: 7 NOV 2012
© 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 30, Issue 4, pages 494–495, July/August 2013
How to Cite
Salvaggio, H. L., Scheman, A. J. and Chamlin, S. L. (2013), Shock Treatment: Swimming Pool Contact Dermatitis. Pediatric Dermatology, 30: 494–495. doi: 10.1111/pde.12017
- Issue published online: 2 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 7 NOV 2012
Allergic contact dermatitis to potassium peroxymonosulfate, used as a chemical shock treatment for hot tubs and swimming pools, should be in the differential diagnosis for patients presenting with dermatitis triggered by swimming pool or hot tub exposure. We report the first pediatric case of allergic contact dermatitis to potassium peroxymonosulfate after swimming exposure.