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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2020, vol. 26, issue2
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020262.3174
Published online: 02 June 2020

Case report

J of IMAB. 2020 Apr-Jun;26(2):3174-3176
Klimentina Gospodinova1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Ivelina Yordanova1ORCID logo, Dimitar Gospodinov1ORCID logo, Jana Kazandjieva2ORCID logo,
1) Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Medical University, Pleven, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Contact dermatitis is an acute or chronic inflammatory reaction in response to substances coming into contact with the skin. Differentiating between irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis in practice, as well as finding the exact causative agent from the environment, often pose a challenge to the clinician. We present a case of contact dermatitis in a 9-year-old child caused by modeling clay (plasticine) and slime. The treatment with local corticosteroids and emollients and the discontinuation of contact with the identified insulting agents lead to a goodherapeutic result.

Keywords: irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, modeling clay, slime,

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Please cite this article as: Gospodinova K, Yordanova I, Gospodinov D, Kazandjieva J. Contact dermatitis from plasticine and slime in a 9-year-old child. J of IMAB. 2020 Apr-Jun;26(2):3174-3176. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020262.3174

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Klimentina Gospodinova, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Medical University, Pleven; 21, Kiril and Metodii Str., Pleven-5800, Bulgaria; E-mail: klimentina_gospodinova@abv.bg

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Received: 25 July 2019
Published online: 1 June 2020

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