Abstract Number: 17

Systemic contact dermatitis to propolis in a natural throat spray

J. Konya

Meeting: 2013 Dermcoll

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Session Title: Lasers Symposium

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Propolis or bee-glue is a resinous bee-hive product that is
used topically and orally in alternative medicines and pro-
moted for it anti-infl ammatory properties and as a cure-all
for numerous diseases. It is found in a range of ‘natural
products’ and is well recognised as a cause of allergic
contact dermatitis. A case of systemic contact dermatitis to
a propolis containing throat spray is reported.