Rash Caused by Sticky Patch: Contact Dermatitis due to Adhesive Tape Containing Zinc Oxide 20%: A Case Report

Author(s): Sudhir Singh, Mihika Suryawanshi, PankajD Mulchandani, Nandkishor Banker

Medical adhesives tapes are versatile, safe and easy-to-use solution for fastening, sealing, masking, or joining,they provide both essential and non-critical instruments and products with security, promote skin protection and healing, and allow noninvasive monitoring. There are various types of tapes with their different varieties of backing, adhesives, and release liners. We report a caseof a female undergone lower segment caesarean section developing irritant contact dermatitis due to medical adhesive tape applied over surgical wound site.This article will also give brief idea about classification, constituents and uses of surgical adhesive tape.


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