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Archer dermatitis: a new case of allergic contact dermatitis
  1. Antonella Tammaro1,
  2. Giorgia Cortesi1,
  3. Claudia Abruzzese1,
  4. Alessandra Narcisi1,
  5. Gabriele Ermini3,
  6. Francesca Romana Parisella2,
  7. Severino Persechino1
  1. 1NESMOS, Dermatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
  2. 2Faculty of Medicine, Towson University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  3. 3F.I.R.M.A. Spa, Firenze
  1. Correspondence to Professor Tammaro Antonella, NESMOS, Dermatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sant'Andrea Hospital, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Via di Grottarossa, 1035, Rome 00189, Italy; tammaroantonella{at}gmail.com

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A 58-year-old man reported a 2-year history of linear eczema on the left hand, which was treated with topical emollients and corticosteroids with only temporary resolution. We performed a cutaneous biopsy, and histological examination showed the features of allergic contact dermatitis. The patient was tested with the Italian Society of Dermatology and Allergology Environmental Professional (SIDAPA) standard series of patch tests, which resulted in mild positive to Balsam of Peru. The personal history of the patient revealed no significant factors except for the fact that he was a bowman …

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