Dermatitis en la planta del pie por níquel

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Dermatitis en la planta del pie por níquel

El metal llamado níquel puede causar inflamación (eritema), erupción y prurito. La dermatitis por níquel es relativamente común; aparece en la muñeca a causa del roce con la parte posterior inoxidable de los relojes pulsera, en los lóbulos de las orejas a causa de los zarcillos enchapados en níquel, o en otras partes del cuerpo que estén en contacto con broches fabricados con este metal. Esta persona estuvo en contacto con algún objeto hecho de níquel o que contenía sales de níquel.

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  • Last Reviewed on 11/21/2011
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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