A search of the literature has not revealed any reports of allergic eczematous contact dermatitis due to the topical application of vitamin E. A case of contact allergy to synthetically produced α-tocopherol is herein reported. It is felt that this is a rare event in view of the fact that this vitamin is widely used topically in this country and abroad.
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