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Document ID (ISN)67318
CIS number 96-1416
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schena D., Barba A., Costa G.
Title Occupational contact urticaria due to cisplatin
Bibliographic information Mar. 1996, Vol.34, No.3, p.220-221. 8 ref.
Abstract A short case report is presented of a nurse who experienced urticaria on the face, chest, upper limbs and feet 30min after preparing cisplatin infusion solution. Open tests with both ammonium tetrachloroplatinate and ammonium hexachloroplatinate were positive, as was a handling test. A case of immunologic contact urticaria was diagnosed.
Descriptors (primary) antineoplastic drugs; nursing personnel; urticaria; cisplatin
Descriptors (secondary) skin tests; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Skin diseases