In the context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the increased use of personal protective equipment, such as face masks and gloves, and frequency of hand sanitation with alcohol-based products have been associated with sever al skin problems such as irritan t contact dermatitis and the flare-up of previous dermatoses like rosacea and acne. We report an unusual case of contact urticari a in a young girl, triggered by the use of surgical masks.

Severe contact urticaria, mimicking allergic contact dermatitis, due to a surgical mask worn during the COVID-19 pandemic

Corazza M.
Primo
;
Bencivelli D.
Secondo
;
Zedde P.;Monti A.;Zampino M. R.
Penultimo
;
Borghi A.
Ultimo
2021

Abstract

In the context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the increased use of personal protective equipment, such as face masks and gloves, and frequency of hand sanitation with alcohol-based products have been associated with sever al skin problems such as irritan t contact dermatitis and the flare-up of previous dermatoses like rosacea and acne. We report an unusual case of contact urticari a in a young girl, triggered by the use of surgical masks.
2021
Corazza, M.; Bencivelli, D.; Zedde, P.; Monti, A.; Zampino, M. R.; Borghi, A.
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