Intraoral contact allergy: A literature review and case reports

Scott S. DeRossi, Martin S. Greenberg

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Abstract

Signs and symptoms of contact allergic reactions affecting the oral mucosa may mimic other common oral disorders, making diagnosis difficult. Patients frequently seek multiple consultations and do not receive the correct diagnosis or effective management. As intraoral contact allergy may be more prevalent than previously believed, a review of this topic is warranted. This article emphasizes signs and symptoms that suggest intraoral contact allergy, and the authors discuss the allergens that most frequently affect the oral mucosa.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1435-1441
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association
Volume129
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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