Case Report and Review of Platinum Sensitivity
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.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Dept. of Pediatrics, R.I. Hospital and Brown University
Publication date: 1983-03-01
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