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Nickel Allergy—A Potential Cause of Razor Dermatitis

Authors

  • Shehla Admani M.D.,

    1. Division of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California
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  • Catalina Matiz M.D.,

    1. Division of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California
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  • Sharon E. Jacob M.D.

    Corresponding author
    1. Division of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California
    • Address correspondence to Sharon E. Jacob, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics (Dermatology), University of California, San Diego, and Rady Children's Hospital, 8010 Frost Street, Suite 602, San Diego, CA 92123, or e-mail: sjacob@contactderm.net.

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  • (Correction added on 20 March 2014, after first online publication: Author Catalina Matiz was missed out, and has been added to the byline.)

Abstract

We discuss a case of razor-associated dermatitis to highlight a potential source of nickel exposure in allergic patients.

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