A case of contact dermatitis due to ether under general anaesthesia


AYPAR Ü., Icoz E.

Turk Otorinolarengoloji Bulteni, vol.3, no.3, pp.201-205, 1978 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Journal Name: Turk Otorinolarengoloji Bulteni
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-205
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Ether is often used to clean the operation field especially in general surgery, neurosurgery and ear, nose and throat surgery. A case of contact dermatitis due to ether under general anaesthesia is presented. A systemic allergic reaction also occurred in this patient. Drug allergies, contact dermatitis and anaphylaxis are briefly reviewed.