Cross-reactions to desoximetasone and mometasone furoate in a patient with multiple topical corticosteroid allergies.

Donovan JC, Dekoven JG.
Dermatitis. 2006 Sep;17(3):147-51.

A 60-year-old man developed a bullous contact dermatitis after topical corticosteroid treatment of dermatitis on his lower leg. Subsequent patch testing showed cross-reactions to numerous group B and group D corticosteroids as well as cross-reactions to group C desoximetasone and group D1 mometasone furoate. His patch-test result was negative for the group A corticosteroids hydrocortisone and tixocortol pivalate. We discuss the uncommon finding of cross-reactions todesoximetasone and mometasone furoate.

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