Contact dermatitis due to rifamycin

L. Guerra, F. Adamo, N. Venturo, M. Tardio

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Contact dermatitis due to topical antibiotics is well documented (1). Pre-existing skin lesions, such as chronic dermatitis or leg ulcers, can predispose to sensitization (2, 3). Topical rifamycin is considered a rare sensitizer (4-8).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328
Number of pages1
JournalContact Dermatitis
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1991


  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Antibiotics
  • Leg ulcers Surgical wound care
  • Medicaments
  • Rifamycin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Dermatology
  • Toxicology


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