Contact Dermatitis 2016 Dec 4;75(6):333-344. Epub 2016 Sep 4.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals KU Leuven, Leuven, 3000, Belgium.
Immediate skin reactions are common in dermatological practice, but may often be overlooked. The main objective of this article is to provide an update of the literature concerning immediate-type reactions or contact urticaria/contact urticaria syndrome caused by cosmetic ingredients in terms of immediate clinical symptoms, positive reactions following open, scratch or, most often, prick testing, and sometimes the detection of specific IgE antibodies. To this end, a selective search in different medical literature databases was performed. Read More