Five Cases of Contact Dermatitis to a Trendy Pet
Amsler E et al. – Skin contact with animal hair may induce contact urticaria (syndrome) or protein contact dermatitis. The authors report here 5 cases of dermatitis due to contact with ferrets kept as pets. The nature of the skin lesions, i.e. eczematous dermatitis, as well as the history of the 5 cases point to protein contact dermatitis.