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January 1966

Allergy to Chromium

Author Affiliations


From the Dermatological Department of the University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;93(1):41-44. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600190047007

Some reasons for the controversial opinions on the occurrence or nonoccurrence of allergy to trivalent chromium compounds are exemplified in a number of observations on bichromate-sensitive patients. It appears that the results of epicutaneous and intracutaneous tests are determined by quantitative factors and observation time.