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February 1965

Effects of Allergic Contact Dermatitis on Basal Cell Epitheliomas

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute.

Arch Dermatol. 1965;91(2):142-144. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600080050008

A report of a case with over 110 multiple superficial basal cell epitheliomas is presented. During topical application of a chemotherapeutic agent (Trenimon) an allergic contact dermatitis developed which was followed by complete regression of all epitheliomas. The appearance of the resulting scars was very satisfactory.

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