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June 1969

A Case of Contact Hypersensitivity to Metallic Gold

Author Affiliations

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

From the University Department of Dermatology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;99(6):720-723. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610240078014

The seventh case of gold allergy in the English literature is described. Both the ring dermatitis and a positive patch test persisted for several months after exposure to the gold had ceased.

The histological appearances of the dermatitis and patch test sites are described.

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