Lanolin allergy: History, epidemiology, responsible allergens, and management

Bailey Lee, Erin Warshaw

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Abstract

Allergy to lanolin has been recognized by dermatologists for decades. This review summarizes the history, epidemiology, and allergenicity of lanolin and its derivatives. "The lanolin paradox" and the safety of pharmaceutical-grade lanolin products are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-72
Number of pages10
JournalDermatitis
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008

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