• Vol. 39 No. 11, 870–871
  • 15 November 2010

Blistering Eruption Following a Rubefacient Rub for Shoulder Discomfort


A 96-year-old woman was referred as an emergency with a suspected allergic reaction to Deep Heat® rub (Mentholatum Company Ltd, East Kilbride, Scotland). Five days before referral, she developed pain and stiffness of her left neck and shoulder.

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