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Two Cases of Cefotiam-induced Contact Urticaria Syndrome


Contact urticaria refers to a wheal-and-flare response after cutaneous exposure to certain chemicals. If contact urticaria is accompanied by systemic symptoms, it is referred to as contact urticaria syndrome. Herein we report two cases of contact urticaria syndrome occur-ring in nurses due to occupational exposure to cefotiam.


Contact urticaria syndrome; Cefotiam
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