Holigarna Ferruginea Induced Allergic Contact Dermatitis
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Srinivas C R, Krupashanker D S, Naik R, lyengar M A. Holigarna Ferruginea Induced Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1986;52:218-219
AbstractContact dermatitis due to Holigrana ferruginea Hook f-a member of the family Anacardiaceae, was seen in 4 patients. In three case,% the diagnosis was confirmed by patch tests. The presence of pyrocatechols in the acrid juice was detected by simple laboratory procedures. A DNCB-fike action of the purified extract is postulated.