Perioral dermatitis from high fluoride dentifrice: a case report and review of literature

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Abstract

Perioral dermatitis is a papulopustular eruption, commonly related to the inappropriate application of topical corticosteroids with occasional reports of inhaled corticosteroids and decreased personal hygiene. We present a case of a 45-year-old female with a one-year history of perioral dermatitis related to the use of highly fluoridated toothpaste commenced to control dental caries.

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