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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 674-676
Chlorhexidine allergy due to topical application


Department of Prosthodontics, Goa Dental College, Goa, India

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Nandita N Keni
Department of Prosthodontics, Goa Dental College, Goa
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.107393

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Chlorhexidine is commonly used in dentistry in various forms. Allergic reactions to chlorhexidine of both immediate and delayed type have been reported. Although the incidence is low there may be severe manifestations in some patients. This report presents a case of allergy to chlorhexidine following topical application.


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