3080 Recurrent Mouth Ulsers Caused By Braces after Developing a Nickel Allergy in Children

Friday, 16 October 2015
Hall D1 Foyer (Floor 3) (Coex Convention Center)

Ilknur Bostanci, MD , Department of Pediatric Immunology and Allergy,, Dr. Sami Ulus Obstetrics, Children’s Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Yasemin Keskin, MD, PhD , Ankara University, Faculty of Dendistry, Ankara, Turkey

6-year-old man was admitted because of recurrent ulcers in the mouth. Patients four months ago began using braces to the front dental. Nickel sensitivity was observed in the patch test. We emphasize the need to question the nickel allergy, before fitting the device to the mouth in children.