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September 1980

Hypersensitivity to Aloe

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Hospital.

Arch Dermatol. 1980;116(9):1064-1065. doi:10.1001/archderm.1980.01640330102026

• Hypersensitivity, manifested by generalized nummular eczematous and papular dermatitis, and presumably by contact urticaria, developed in a 47-year-old man after four years of using oral and topical aloe. Patch tests for aloe were positive in this patient.

(Arch Dermatol 116:1064-1065, 1980)

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