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February 1965

Granulomas From Topical Zirconium in Poison Ivy Dermatitis

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine and Massachusetts Memorial Hospitals.

Arch Dermatol. 1965;91(2):145-148. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600080053009

The development of extensive sarcoid-like granulomas of glabrous skin as a result of allergic hypersensitivity to insoluble zirconium oxide is described and the subject discussed. In this case report, the lesions followed the use of a zirconium-containing topical preparation for the treatment of poison ivy dermatitis.