Persistent Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Plastic Toilet Seats
Abstract: Allergic contact dermatitis to various components of toilet seats is being recognized and reported with increasing frequency. This report details the case of an young girl who was found to be allergic to plastic found in both a toilet seat and a school chair. It highlights particular problems with patch testing young children and the difficulty in confirming allergy to plastics.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Penn State/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Department of Dermatology, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Publication date: September 1, 2011