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The following local adverse reactions are reported infrequently with topical corticosteroids, but may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings. These reactions are listed in an approximate decreasing order of occurrence:

Burning Dryness Acneiform eruptions Allergic contact dermatitis Skin atrophy
Itching Folliculitis Hypopigmentation Maceration of the skin Striae
Irritation Hypertrichosis Perioral dermatitis Secondary infection Miliaria