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An Unusual Presentation of Nickel-Associated “School Chair Sign”

Authors

  • Dathan J. Hamann B.A.,

    1. College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Sharon E. Jacob M.D.

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    1. University of California, San Diego–Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California
    • Address correspondence to Sharon E. Jacob, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, University of California, San Diego–Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA 92123, or e-mail: sjacob@contactderm.net.

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Abstract

Symmetric sources of exposure generally result in symmetric contact dermatitis, but patient habits may distort or modify exposures in ways that may obscure clinical relevance. We present a variant of “school chair sign” consistent with the child's usual habit of sitting obliquely with her right leg crossed over her left leg.

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