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Contact Dermatitis Due to Cashew Nut (Anacardium Occidentale) Shell Oil, Pericarp and Kernel
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Pasricha J S, Srinivas C R, Krupashanker D S, Shenoy K. Contact Dermatitis Due to Cashew Nut (Anacardium Occidentale) Shell Oil, Pericarp and Kernel. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1988;54:36-37
AbstractA 21 year old worker developed itching, fissuring and exudative lesions on her hands and fingers, 3 year after working as a cutter in the cashew nut factory. The lesions would in, prove during holidays or after she left her job. Patch tests were postive with the 0.1% cashew nut shell oil in polyethylene glycol and also with the red pericarp covering and the kernel of cashew nuts used as such.