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Case Report and Review of Platinum Sensitivity

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Complex salts of platinum are one of the low molecular weight substances that can induce immediate type I reaginic hypersensitivity reactions. Skin testing with platinum salts may be hazardous. Non-atopic individuals may become sensitized to platinum salts. Sensitivity to complex salts of platinum may necessitate termination of employment in a platinum laboratory or refinery. A case report of platinum sensitivity is presented.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Dept. of Pediatrics, R.I. Hospital and Brown University

Publication date: March 1, 1983

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  • Allergy and Asthma Proceedings is a peer reviewed publication dedicated to distributing timely scientific research regarding advancements in the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology. Its primary readership consists of allergists and pulmonologists.

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