Chlorhexidine allergy due to topical application

NanditaN Keni, MeenaA Aras, Vidya Chitre
2012 Indian Journal of Dental Research  
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.
doi:10.4103/0970-9290.107393 pmid:23422617 fatcat:xpmpgz52zbb5bets6olifsu67i