margarine disease

mar·ga·rine dis·ease

erythema multiforme caused by an emulsifying agent used in the manufacture of margarine.
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margarine disease

A condition of historic interest, which was characterised by erythema multiform-like lesions linked to the transient use of an emulsifier in oleomargarine in Germany and the Netherlands.
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